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Jose Cruz-Martinez, 27

Jose Cruz-Martinez, a 27-year-old Latino, was killed in a drive-by shooting at 4876 W. Adams Blvd. in South Los Angeles about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5.

Police said the man was panhandling when a light-colored vehicle drove by and someone from inside shot him. Paramedics declared him dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call (213) 485-1383.

[The initial post on this homicide did not include Cruz-Martinez's name since he was not immediately identified by the coroner. It also gave his age as 30.]

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