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Juan Parga, 40

Juan Parga, a 40-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Monday, Nov. 19, in the 300 block of South Witmer Street in Westlake, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police responding to a 911 call at 1:40 a.m. found Parga on a sidewalk with several gunshot wounds.

He was taken to County-USC Medical Center and later pronounced dead, said LAPD Rampart homicide Det. Chris Linscomb. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Det. Linscomb at (213) 484-3642. Those who would like to leave an anonymous tip should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

--Adolfo Flores

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