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Gerald Wayne Duhon Jr., 37

Gerald Wayne Duhon Jr., a 37-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Nov. 25, near South Vermont Avenue and West 88th Street in Vermont Vista, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 2 p.m., a car with Duhon and two others inside stopped at an intersection, said Los Angeles police Det. Nathan Kouri. 

Duhon got out of the passenger side of the car to walk to a nearby market when he realized he had forgotten something and began walking back to the car, Kouri said. A vehicle described by witnesses as a white sedan was behind the car Duhon was riding in, and two people got out and began shooting, Kouri said.

Duhon ran, but was struck by the gunfire, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:23 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

The two shooters got back into the white car, which fled north on South Vermont Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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