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Joe Anthony Ordaz, 24

Joe Anthony Ordaz, a 24-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Oct. 12, in the 1000 block of West 92nd Street in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 12:17 a.m., Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a gunshot victim at an apartment complex, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department.

When deputies arrived, they found Ordaz wounded in the hallway of the complex.

Ordaz was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:13 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information about the shooting can 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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