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Mariano Flores, 23

Mariano Flores, a 23-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, June 28, in the 700 block of E. 80th Street in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 8 a.m., Flores and 41-year-old Arthur Merino were working on a vehicle in a driveway when a person walked up and opened fire, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said.

Both men were struck and pronounced dead at the scene.

The gunman fled on foot.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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