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Demetrius Darnell Grant, 40

Demetrius Grant, a 39-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, July 5, in the 1100 block of East 56th Street in Central-Alameda, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 12:50 a.m., Grant and three others were standing in front of a home when a dark-colored vehicle drove up and a person inside fired at the group, said Los Angeles Police Det. Julio Benavides.

Grant, a woman in her late 20s and two men in their 30s were wounded. Grant was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:24 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The others are expected to survive, Benavides said.

The shooting is believed to be a gang dispute related to another recent shooting in the area, Benavides said.  

The gunman's vehicle fled west on East 56th Street toward South Central Avenue. So far, police believe the suspects are black men.

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD Newton Station homicide detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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