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Nestor Porfilio Hernandez, 34

Nestor Porfilio Hernandez, a 34-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Monday, July 8, in the 8900 block of Woodman Avenue in Panorama City, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.

Hernandez was believed to have been closing his shop, which he had owned since February, his wife told authorities. According to witnesses, Hernandez was confronted by a man on the sidewalk in front of the store about  8:40 p.m., LAPD spokeswoman Norma Eisenman said.

Hernandez was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:45 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information can contact LAPD’s Mission homicide detectives at (818) 838-9948.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Emily Foxhall

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