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Nicholas Anthony Pletcher, 23

Nicholas Anthony Pletcher, a 23-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Sunday, Aug. 21, in the 1500 block of San Bernardino Avenue in Pomona, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 6:30 p.m., officers from the Pomona Police Department received a call of shots fired in the area, according to a news release from the department.

While officers were on their way to the area, they received another call that a shooting victim was in the 1700 block of Appleton Way, less than a block away.

Pletcher, who was found in an alley, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:43 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police believe that two Latinos in their 20s were involved in the shooting and fled westbound on San Bernardino Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pomona police at (909) 620-2085. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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