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Kenyada Lamont Thornton, 27

Kenyada Thornton, a 27-year-old black man, was fatally shot Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 3300 block of West 63rd Street in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 10:45 a.m., a man pulled up to where Thornton was standing, got out of a car and the two got into an argument, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling.

The man then pulled out a gun and shot Thornton. The person, described only as a black man, got into a dark sedan, which fled south on Crenshaw Boulevard, Barling said.

Thornton was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:14 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

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