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Jose Guadalupe Vera, 18

Jose Guadalupe Vera, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, June 16, near West Anaheim Street and Island Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

About 4:15 a.m., Vera was standing outside a bank talking on a cellphone, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jeffrey Tiffin. 

A car passed him, parked nearby and a passenger got out and began shooting at him, Tiffin said. 

People in the area heard gunshots and called police. 

Vera was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 a.m., according to coroner's records.

The car, which fled west on West Anaheim Street, was described as a silver compact sedan. 

Anyone with additional information is asked to call detectives at (310) 726-7884 or (310) 726-7882. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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