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Gary Burks, 43

Gary Burks, a 43-year-old black man, died Monday, July 9, in the 5700 block of Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Officers responded to a call at an apartment building about 4:30 p.m., according to an LAPD news release.

When authorities arrived, they discovered Burks in his apartment with a gunshot wound to the head. Paramedics were called and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

Investigators said there was neither a motive for the shooting nor a description of the shooter at this time.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to contact West Bureau homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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