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Kevin Magdaleno, 22

Kevin Magdaleno, a 22-year-old Latino, was found dead Sunday, Feb. 21 in the 500 block of East 31st Street in Historic South-Central, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

A person who lives in the area found Magdaleno in a gutter about 8 a.m., said LAPD Det. Richard Arciniega said. Police responded, conducted interviews and determined that dozens of people attended a party in the area the previous night, he said.

Outside the gathering, Magdaleno was shot. Police are still trying to determine the motive.

Magdaleno was pronounced dead at 8:10 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newton homicide detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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