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Charboia Jones, 26

Charboia Jones, a 26-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, Dec. 8, near East 112th Place and Mona Avenue in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Jones was driving a car about 10 a.m. when he was hit by gunfire. After the shooting, the vehicle crashed into a chain-link fence.

He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Authorities believe the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be provided by calling Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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