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Roscoe Leon Hilliard, 37

Roscoe Leon Hilliard, a 37-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, May 22, in the 900 block of West 80th Street in Vermont Knolls, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 3:30 p.m., Hilliard was walking home with a woman when a person walked up and shot him multiple times, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling.

“No words were exchanged,” Barling said.

Hilliard, who lived in the area, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to coroner’s records. The woman was not injured.

The killing does not appear to be related to any gang feuds, Barling said. Police believe the killer is male, black and in his teens or early 20s. The attacker ran south on South Vermont Avenue after the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. 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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