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Cory Devaughn Pickett, 42

Corey Devaughn Pickett, a 42-year-old black man, was fatally shot Friday, July 12, in the 1000 block of West 94th Street in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

About 11:30 p.m., Pickett and another man were outside a home in the area when they were shot, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. 

Authorities said Pickett was visiting a friend.

The shooter's vehicle, identified as a four-door sedan, fled east on West 94th Street, authorities said. The other man was injured and is expected to survive.

Pickett was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:29 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Los Angeles County Supervisors are offering a $10,000 reward for information that helps find the shooter.

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.

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