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Marques Anthony Bryant, 28

Marques Anthony Bryant, a 28-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Sept. 28, in the 900 block of North Evers Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 1 a.m., Bryant and several other people were standing in the front yard of a home when a dark-colored, compact car pulled up and a person inside fired several bullets at the group, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Bryant was struck and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:06 a.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office. No one else was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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