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Lorenzo Ambrosio, 39

Lorenzo Ambrosio, a 39-year-old Latino, died Tuesday March 15, after he was shot near West Jefferson Boulevard and Ninth Avenue in Jefferson Park, according to authorities and Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

On Monday, March 14, about 11:40 p.m., Ambrosio was riding his bike west on West Jefferson Boulevard when a white, four-door sedan approached and a person inside opened fire, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said.

Others in the area also returned fire, Garrido said. The sedan then fled east on west on Jefferson.

Ambrosio was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead March 15.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Note: A previous version of this post switched Ambrosio’s first and last name based on preliminary information from the coroner’s office.

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