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Davin James Boone, 29

Davin James Boone, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, May 4, in the 4800 block of E. McMillan Street in East Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 5:30 a.m., Boone was found in the driver’s seat of a Buick with a gunshot wound, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Nearby residents who heard gunshots called police, Lt. Victor Lewandowski with the Sheriff’s Department said in an e-mail.

Boone was pronounced dead at 5:42 a.m. at the scene, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

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

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