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Rudy Hendley, 35

Rudy Hendley (2014-12-20)

Rudy Hendley, a 35-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 20, in the 1900 block of East 110th Street in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly after midnight, police received a call of shots fired, said LAPD Det. Deana Stark.

Hendley was found with gunshot wounds on a sidewalk in front of a market, Stark said. Detectives believe that a person walked up to Hendley and shot him.

He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:38 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

“We’re really trying to sort out what the motive might have been,” Stark said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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