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Donald Lee Heard, 54

Donald Lee Heard (2014-09-17)

Donald Lee Heard Jr., a 54-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the 2600 block of Edgehill Drive in Jefferson Park, according to coroner’s records.

Shortly after 5 a.m., Heard and another man were on a walk when a dark sedan approached and a person inside fired a gun, said LAPD Lt. Jeff Nolte.

Heard was pronounced dead at 5:41 a.m. in the street, according to coroner’s records. The other man was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD’s Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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