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Christopher Walker, 26

Christopher Walker, a 26-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, Oct. 30, in the 2500 block of Fair Oaks Avenue in Alta Dena, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 4:30 p.m. Walker was sitting alone in a chair on the outdoor patio at Fair Oaks Burger, said Lt. Holly Francisco with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

A light-colored sedan drove up and a passenger got out and fired multiple times, striking Walker, Francisco said. “No words were exchanged,” she said.

The car fled east on East Calaveras Street. Detectives are seeking witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

Note: Coroner's officials listed Walker as 29 years old. His parents say he was born in 1988, making him 26.

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