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Jacob Neftali Sosa, 37

Jacob Neftali Sosa, a 37-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, April 20, in the 3800 block of Cosbey Street in Baldwin Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 8:19 p.m., police responded to a call of shots fired in front of a two-story home and found a wounded Sosa on the front lawn, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Sosa was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:46 p.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

Witnesses told police that two Latinos were seen running from Cosbey Street to Earl Avenue toward Ramona Boulevard, a major street in the area.

Several people were detained at the home but no arrests have yet been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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