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Robert Gonzales, 41 [Updated]

Robert Gonzales, a 41-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Saturday, Dec. 4, in the 1500 block of Murchison Street in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Gonzales was the victim of a walk-up shooting at an apartment complex.

He was shot about 7 p.m. and died 35 minutes later at a hospital, Winter said. According to coroner's records, Gonzales was shot in the back and chest.

The Times has contacted investigators to obtain more information about the case and will provide an update as soon as possible.

[Updated Dec. 21: According to a Los Angeles Police Department news release, investigators have few leads and no information on the suspect.

The motive for the shooting remains unknown.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call LAPD Robbery-Homicide Division Dets. Jenks or Zorilla at (213) 486-6860. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers (800) 222-8477.]

-- Sarah Ardalani

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