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Frank Noel Galvan, 34

Frank Noel "Chito" Galvan, a 34-year-old Latino, was fatally shot on Saturday, March 23, near the corner of 95th and Juniper Streets in the Florence-Firestone area of South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner records. 

Galvan was walking in his neighborhood around 2:40 p.m. when  he was shot, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Rodney Moore. 

Deputies were called to the scene regarding a gunshot victim and found Galvan with a gunshot wound, Moore said. 

Galvan was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 4:12 p.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the torso. 

Investigators don't have any information about the gunman or a motive for the shooting, Moore said. 

An online fundraiser has been started "to help bring some peace" to Galvan's parents and siblings, according to the webpage. 

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

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