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Ellis Edgar Calvin III, 21

Ellis Edgar Calvin III, a 21-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, Oct. 6, in the 1200 block of West 109th Street in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. 

About 3:23 p.m., Calvin and a female friend were in a car parked in Calvin's driveway, L.A. County Sheriff's Lt. Steve Jauch said. A black man walked up and started shooting, striking Calvin and the woman, Jauch said.

Calvin’s mother drove them to the hospital, Jauch said. Calvin was pronounced dead at 4:45 p.m. with multiple gunshot wounds, according to coroner's records. The woman was expected to survive, Jauch said. 

The shooter was last seen running west on 109th Street, Jauch said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.  

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