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Carlos Rubio, 18

Carlos Rubio, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot to death Friday, Sept. 30, in the 500 block of East 49th Street in South Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 2 a.m., Rubio was walking west on East 49th Street when people approached in a vehicle and fired at him, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dan Gersna.

Gersna declined to say whether Rubio was with another person and would not release a vehicle description.

Rubio was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:15 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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