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Michael Allen White, 30

Michael Allen White, a 30-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Aug. 31, in the 5400 block of South Western Avenue in Vermont Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 2:45 a.m., White was standing in the back parking area of an apartment complex with other people when at least two black men walked up to him and one person fired multiple gunshots, said LAPD Det. Sal LaBarbera.

The men ran away, LaBarbera said. White was pronounced dead at 2:55 a.m. at the scene, said Ed Winter, the assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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