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Alfonso Ortiz, 34

Alfonso Ortiz, a 34-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Wednesday, Jan. 21 in the 8000 block of Wilcox Avenue in Cudahy, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 10 p.m., Ortiz was walking through the parking lot of a laundromat when a silver sedan drove up and a passenger got out of the front seat of the car and shot him, said Det. Troy Ewing of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The car then fled west on Santa Ana Street.

Ortiz was pronounced dead at 10:05 p.m. in the parking lot, according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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