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Marlon Usher, 30 [Updated]

Marlon Melvin Usher (2010-06-12)

Marlon Usher, a 30-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, June 12, in the 4100 block of Don Tomaso Drive in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Usher was found on the street with several gunshot wounds about 2:30 a.m., said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.
Authorities were called and Usher was pronounced dead at the scene, Winter said.

The Times will provide more details about the incident as information becomes available.

[Updated at 11:57, Aug. 9: LAPD Criminal Gang and Homicide Det. Michael Dickson, who is handling the investigation, said a person walked up to Usher, the two got into a confrontation and Usher was subsequently shot. 

No one else was hurt, Dickson said. 

Pending the ongoing investigation, investigators are unable to provide a description of the shooter.

Currently, no arrests have been made in connection with the case. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Dickson or L. Heiztman at (213) 485-1383. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.]

-- Sarah Ardalani

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