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Johnnie Jones III, 30

Johnnie Jones III, a 30-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Jan. 17, in the 45400 block of Corkwood Avenue in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m., Jones got into an argument with two black men, one of whom pulled out a handgun and fired, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Jones was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:17 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to 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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