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Robert Malone, 55

Robert Malone, a 55-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Sept. 19, in 1300 block of West 71st Street in Vermont-Slauson, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 4 p.m., Malone was sitting alone inside a 2004 Buick Regal when a white sedan pulled up, said Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling.

A person got out of the sedan and shot Malone multiple times, Barling said.

Malone was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:19 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

The sedan was last seen going west on West 70th Street from Raymond Avenue, police said. Police are still trying to determine a motive.

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