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Demetric Carr, 26

Demetric Carr, a 26-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, Oct. 12, near Rodeo Road and Chesapeake Avenue in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 3:35 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area and found Carr suffering from gunshot wounds, Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido said.

Carr was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:41 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police think Carr was on his way to work when he got into an argument with multiple men, which resulted in the shooting.

A witness told police that a dark-colored sedan sped away from the scene, Garrido said.

Carr was not a documented gang member, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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For the Record

Nov. 15, 1:30 p.m.: A previous version of this report misidentified Carr as Demetri, not Demetric.


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