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Joshua Cornell Brown, 30

Joshua Cornell Brown, a 30-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, May 24, in the 100 block of West 84th Street in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Brown and another person were standing on the southwest corner of West 84th and South Main streets shortly after 7 p.m. when they was confronted by two black men, said LAPD Det. Dave Garrido.

One of the men pulled out a gun and began shooting, then both of the men fled in an unknown direction.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD’s Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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