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Raul Alexander Jimenez-Calderon, 19

Raul Alexander Jimenez-Calderon, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Wednesday, April 5, in San Pascual Park near San Pascual Avenue and Comet Street in Highland Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 8:55 p.m., Jimenez-Calderon and his girlfriend were sitting at a picnic table when two people approached them and opened fire, said Ed Winter, assistant chief of operations for the coroner's office.

Jimenez-Calderon was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:12 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police told The Times that two gunmen were seen running from the park. Police told KABC-TV that the suspects were wearing bandannas. Authorities said Jimenez-Calderon's girlfriend, who was not injured, called police after he was shot.

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