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Milton Jones, 66

Milton Jones, a 66-year-old black man, was killed Thursday, Jan. 29, in the 1200 block of East 33rd Street in Central-Alameda, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 7 p.m., Jones got into an argument with his son, who allegedly hit him on the head with a baseball bat, said LAPD Det. Richard Arciniega. 

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:10 p.m., according to coroner’s records.  Coroner’s officials determined that Jones died of blunt head trauma and ruled the death a homicide.

The man's son, Lavel Jones, a 32-year-old black man, has been charged with murder, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call LAPD’s Newton homicide division at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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