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Marquise Ortiz, 19 [Updated]

Marquise L. Ortiz (2010-01-24)

Marquise Ortiz, a 19-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Jan. 24,  in the 1100 block of West 126th Street in West Athens, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Authorities said Ortiz was shot several times about 1:36 a.m. and pronounced dead at 2:05 a.m.

[Updated Feb. 1 at 1:55 p.m.: Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said that one of Ortiz's neighbors found him shot in the driver's seat of his car.]

-- Jack Leonard

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