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Javier Amaro, 45

Javier Amaro, identified by the coroner's office as a 45-year-old white man, was fatally shot Friday, Oct. 12, in the 5200 block of Santa Monica Boulevard in East Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Authorities say Amaro was shot following an argument about 10:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

No other details were immediately available about the killing.

Anyone with additional information about the shooting is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) 275-5273. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Wesley Lowery

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