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Delray Yarbrough, 38

Delray Yarbrough (2015-03-08)

Delray Yarbrough, a 38-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, March 8, in the 11900 block of York Avenue in Hawthorne, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 9:15 p.m., Yarbrough was standing on the sidewalk with his sister when they were confronted by two black men, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

One of the men pulled out a gun and opened fire, then the men got into a vehicle and fled south on York Avenue.

Yarbrough was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:03 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

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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