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Andre McPherson Jr., 20

Andre McPherson Jr., a 20-year-old black man, was fatally shot Thursday, July 29, near South Flower Street, north of West Gage Avenue in Vermont-Slauson, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police received a radio call about shots fired about 6:30 a.m., said LAPD Criminal Gang and Homicide Det. Doug Pierce, who is handling the investigation.

Authorities were called and found McPherson suffering from several gunshot wounds, according to coroner's records.

He was taken to California Hospital Medical Center, where he died at 10:08 a.m., Pierce said.

Investigators have not made an arrest in connection with the shooting, and do not have a description of the suspected shooter.

Pierce said McPherson was a documented gang member.

Anyone with information about his death is asked to contact Det. Pierce at (213) 485-1383. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

-- Sarah Ardalani

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