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Landry L. Calhoun, 43

Landry L. Calhoun (2014-12-18)

Landry L. Calhoun, a 43-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, Dec. 18, in the 1600 block of South Van Ness Avenue in Arlington Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 11:15 p.m., Los Angeles Police officers responded to several calls of shots fired in the area, according to a news release from the department.

Officers found Calhoun on the sidewalk. Calhoun was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:35 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Detectives believe that Calhoun and another person were standing in front of an apartment complex when two men walked up and fired multiple rounds, striking Calhoun and the other person.

The other person was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive. The gunmen were described as two black men wearing black hoodies. Both were seen on foot fleeing north on South Van Ness Avenue, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call West Bureau Homicide at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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