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Adrian Dewayne Johnson, 23

Adrian Dewayne Johnson, a 23-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, Sept. 27, in the 100 block of South Ash Avenue in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.

Shortly before 2 a.m., officers were called to the area regarding a shooting and found Johnson in the backyard of a home, suffering from gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the Inglewood Police Department. 

Johnson was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:55 a.m., according to coroner's records.

Police did not release additional information about the shooting. The motive is unknown. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (310) 412-5240. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 

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