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Changa Hicks, 37

Changa Hicks, a 37-year-old black man, was fatally shot Thursday, May 24, in the 1500 block of West 52nd Street in Vermont Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Hicks was shot several times about 6:50 p.m.

Authorities were called and the victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:16 p.m.

Winter had no other information about the case.

Anyone with details about the killing or the identity of the shooter is asked to contact LAPD Criminal Gang & Homicide detectives at (213) 485-1383. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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