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Israel Cervantes, 26

Israel Cervantes, a 26-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, Sept. 17, in the 5900 block of Marmion Way in Highland Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

According to police, a report was received of a burned vehicle shortly before 2 a.m. Cervantes was discovered inside.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Cervantes’ preliminary coroner report shows he sustained a gunshot wound to the left lower neck.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact LAPD Northeast homicide Det. Carrillo at the LAPD at (877) 275-5273. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Jason Song

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