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Roosevelt Newton, 34

Roosevelt Newton, a 34-year-old black man, died Friday, Dec. 11, after he was shot near Orange Avenue and East Washington Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

On Dec. 10, shortly before 2:30 p.m., Long Beach police responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon, according to a news release from the department.

Officers found Newton, who had been shot. Newton was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:52 p.m. on Dec. 11, according to coroner’s records.

Police believe that a man walked up to Newton and shot him, according to the news release.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Dets. Scott Lasch, Michael Hubbard and Robert Gonzales at (562) 570-7244. 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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