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James Dwon Hill, 45

James Hill, a 45-year-old black man, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, after he was fatally shot in the 10800 block of Grand Avenue in Vermont Vista, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Hill was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance and pronounced dead at 7:38 p.m., coroner's officials said. Records show he suffered several gunshot wounds to his body.

The coroner's office could not provide additional information about the killing.

The Times has contacted investigators to obtain details about the case and will post an update as soon as possible.

Anyone with information about the death of James Hill is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department's Criminal Gang Homicide division at (213) 485-4341. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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