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James Monroe Daniels III, 36

James Monroe Daniels III (2013-07-16)

James Monroe Daniels III, a 36-year-old black man, was fatally wounded Tuesday, July 16, in the 3400 block of Hyde Park Boulevard in Hyde Park, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.

Daniels was standing in front of an apartment shortly after midnight with at least a half-dozen people nearby when two men walked up to Daniels and began shooting, said Det. Supervisor Chris Barling with the LAPD’s 77th Street Division.

Daniels was taken to a hospital where he died at 12:50 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

No one else was injured in the shooting, Barling said.

Anyone with information can call the LAPD’s criminal gang homicide division at (213) 485-1383. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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