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Paul Anthony Martinez, 23

Paul Anthony Martinez, a 23-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, April 12, near East Beverly Boulevard and Pine Street in Pico Rivera, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Martinez was in a small light-colored SUV at an intersection about 7 p.m. with two other men, said Lt. Dave Dolson with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Another vehicle pulled alongside Martinez’s vehicle and a person inside fired at the SUV, Dolson said.

Martinez’s SUV continued west on East Beverly Boulevard and crashed into a car at Poplar Avenue, Dolson said.

Martinez was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:50 p.m.

The other people in the vehicle were not injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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