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Othon Arciniega, 21

Othon Arciniega, a 21-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Friday, March 8, in the 600 block of North Lagoon Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

About 12:15 p.m., Arciniega was walking south on North Lagoon Avenue when more than one person approached him and began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dawna Killingsworth.

The assailants fled in a vehicle described by witnesses as a white sedan, Killingsworth said.

Arciniega was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:28 p.m., according to coroner’s records. It’s unknown where Arciniega was walking. 

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (310) 726-7879 or (310) 726-7882. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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