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Ryan Deshane Givens, 29

Ryan Deshane Givens, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, Jan. 20, in the 10200 block of Santa Monica Boulevard in Century City, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

About 10 p.m., two women with separate groups were at a restaurant in the Westfield Century City mall when they got into a fight, police said.

The altercation moved outside, and Givens, who was with one of the groups, was shot in front of the restaurant.

People in the area called police about 10:17 p.m. to report a fight, then the call was upgraded to a shooting in progress, according to a news release.

Officers arrived and found Givens with multiple gunshot wounds. Givens was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:34 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black man who is between age 25 and 30, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Police said the two groups didn’t appear to know each other, but it’s unclear what the fight was about.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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