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Eric Mario Desarden, 28

Eric Mario Desarden, a 28-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, April 5, in the 2100 block of East 122nd Street in Willowbrook, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Two black men on foot shot at Desarden and a woman who was standing in front of a home, said Lt. Steve Jauch of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The men ran away, Jauch said.

Desarden and the woman were taken to a hospital, where Desarden was pronounced dead at 11:02 p.m., said coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter. The woman was treated and released, Jauch said.

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

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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