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Daniel Felipe Delgado, 19

Daniel Felipe Delgado (2020-07-05)

Daniel Felipe Delgado, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, July 5, near East Pacific Coast Highway and Drumm Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.

About 1:45 a.m., Delgado was driving a burgundy Honda Accord on East Pacific Coast Highway and made a left onto Drumm Avenue, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jeffrey Tiffin. Delgado, who was with two others, was driving a friend home. 

Another vehicle, possibly a dark-colored sedan, followed behind him and a person inside shot at Delgado’s car from behind, Tiffin said. 

Delgado was struck and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

Delgado was driving his friend home from a Fourth of July gathering, police said. It’s unclear what prompted the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (310) 726-7884 or (310) 726-7887. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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