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Elijah Brown, 16

Elijah Brown, a 16-year-old black teenager, was shot and killed Saturday, Feb. 29, in the 11800 block of South Main Street in Broadway-Manchester, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

About 8:25 p.m., Elijah was standing in a liquor store when a person outside walked up, pointed a gun through the doorway and fired, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.

Elijah was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:09 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

The shooter ran south on South Main Street, police said.

It’s unknown why the person shot at Elijah.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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