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Jaime Albert Ruiz, 36

Jaime Albert Ruiz, a 36-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Nov. 22, in the 1500 block of Magnolia Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

About 10:55 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired in the area and found Ruiz with wounds to his upper body, according to a news release from the Long Beach Police Department.

Ruiz was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:17 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Investigators believe that Ruiz and two others were outside a home when a man approached them, police said.

A “verbal exchange” occurred, and the man began shooting at Ruiz and the two people he was with. The two others were uninjured.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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