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Andy Alcala, 19

Andy Alcala, a 19-year-old Latino, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, two days after he was shot in the 1500 block of East 68th Street in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Alcala, of Van Nuys, was walking with a female Nov. 20 about 2:25 a.m., when they were approached by a person and he was shot, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.

Authorities were called and Alcala was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead Nov. 22 at 2:59 p.m.

Winter had no other details about the case.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

— Los Angeles Times

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