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Brandin Brinkley, 21

Brandin Brinkley, a 21-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, March 17, in the 1100 block of West 55th Street in Vermont-Slauson, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Brinkley was pulling into his driveway about 5:42 p.m. when he was shot several times, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.

Authorities were called and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is currently no description of the shooter, said  Det. N. Hartman, of the LAPD's 77th Street Division, who is handling the case.

Anyone with information about the killing or the identity of the assailant is asked to contact Dets. Hartman or Crosson at (213) 485-1383. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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