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Robert Walter Rucker, 50

Robert Walter Rucker, a 50-year-old Black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Oct. 3, in the 100 block of West 111th Street in the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood of Los Angeles, according to L.A. County medical examiner-coroner’s records.

At 2:05 p.m., Rucker was standing in front of a home with two other men when a person walked up and began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.

All three men were struck. Rucker was pronounced dead at the scene, and the two others were taken to a hospital. They were expected to recover, police said.

The gunman ran from the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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