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Marcel Dupre Johns, 28

Marcel Dupre Johns (2014-06-27)

Marcel Dupre Johns, a 28-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, June 27, in the 5600 block of Dairy Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded about 2 a.m. to a report of gunshots in the area, according to a news release from the department.

Paramedics arrived and pronounced Johns dead at the scene at 2:19 a.m., said Ed Winter, a coroner’s spokesman.

Johns was riding a motorcycle when he was shot, which caused him to crash into multiple empty vehicles. Police did not provide suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Long Beach Homicide Dets. Scott Lasch and Donald Goodman at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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