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Hakim Payton Kent, 43

Hakim Payton Kent, a 43-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, May 6, in the 700 block of North La Brea Avenue in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.

About 6:45 p.m., officers from the Inglewood Police Department were called to tend to a shooting victim in the area, according to a news release from the department.

Officers found Kent on the ground with gunshot wounds. 

Kent was pronounced dead at the scene. Police did not release additional information about the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (310) 412-5246. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call (888) 412-7463.

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