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Deshon Lamont Rasberry, 19

Deshon Rasberry, a 19-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Aug. 27, in the 2100 block of East 102nd Street in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Rasberry was standing with about 20 people in the Jordan Downs housing project about 8:45 p.m. when a person fired several shots at him.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he died a short time later, police said.

The shooter was described as a black male. The incident is believed to be gang-related.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact LAPD criminal gang homicide Det. Sal LaBarbera at (213) 485-4341. Tipsters who'd like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Carla Rivera

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