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Jonathan Watts, 42

Jonathan Watts, a 42-year-old black man, was fatally shot Sunday, March 1 in the 3000 block of Battram Street in Pomona, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office. 

Watts was barbecuing in Willie White Park about 3:20 p.m. when a silver or gray-colored four-door sedan drove up and began firing at people, investigators said in a news release.

Watts was shot once in the abdomen, according to the coroner's office. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead during surgery at 6:18 p.m.

A second shooting victim, a 16-year-old male from Las Vegas, was also treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Pomona Police Department  at (909) 620-2085. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Jeanette Marantos

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