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Christopher Lee Johnson, 17

Chris Johnson, a 17-year-old black youth, was shot and killed Sunday, June 6, in the 1200 block of East 118th Street in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Johnson, a resident of Los Angeles, was standing outside near a vehicle shortly after midnight when a person in a passing car shot at him, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.

Authorities were called and Johnson was taken Lynwood Hospital where he died at 1:20 a.m., according to coroner's records.

The coroner's office had no additional information about the incident.

[For the record: According to preliminary information provided by the coroner's office, an earlier post said Johnson was 19, however, Winter said he was 17.]

-- Sarah Ardalani

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