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Dylan Clay Baskins, 27

Dylan Clay Baskins, a 27-year-old white man, died Friday, Sept. 6, two days after he was shot near West Melrose Way and Golden Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner’s records.

On Sept. 4 at about 11:05 p.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a call of gunshots heard in the area, according to a news release from the department.

Officers found Baskins with multiple gunshot wounds in a nearby alley. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition, police said. 

Baskins was pronounced dead on Sept. 6 at 6:35 p.m., according to coroner’s records. 

Police did not have any additional information about the shooting and said the motive remains unknown. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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