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Police looking to identify cars involved in fatal shooting of grandfather

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department released surveillance footage Thursday in hopes that the public can identify two vehicles involved in the fatal shooting of a 57-year-old grandfather last month.

About 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 17, Eric Guillory was playing a game at a picnic table in the Rancho San Pedro housing development near West 2nd and South Centre streets when multiple vehicles pulled up.

A person opened fire, and Guillory was struck once.

Police were able to obtain video from the area that shows two vehicles — a black sedan and a gray four-door sedan — traveling together. The cars turned south on Palos Verdes Street from West 1st Street moments before the shooting.

The black sedan appears to have been following the gray sedan. 

LAPD Det. Matt Maffei said the two vehicles don’t have distinct features. He hopes someone saw the vehicles in the area or elsewhere.

“Maybe someone will see it and say, ‘Hey my neighbor has two cars like that,’” he said.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (310) 726-7882 or (310) 726-7880. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

Video: LAPD

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