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Peater Kurl Marage, 40

Peater Kurl Marage, a 40-year-old Belizean man, was shot and killed Friday, May 8, in the 6600 block of South Madden Avenue in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly after 8 p.m., Marage was sitting in his van parked near a relative’s home when a dark-colored sedan drove by and a person inside shot at him, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling.

Marage was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8:45 p.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

Police are looking for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD's Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113.Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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