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Ryan Lyle Black, 27

Ryan Lyle Black (2014-04-03)

Ryan Lyle Black, a 27-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, April 3, in the 5500 block of South Western Avenue in Chesterfield Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 8:05 a.m., Black was standing in the walkway of a motel when a gunman walked up and shot him, said Los Angeles Police Det. Sal LaBarbera.

No words were exchanged and the gunman ran from the scene, LaBarbera said.

Black was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:31 a.m., said coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter.

Anyone with information can call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-1383. To leave an anonymous tip, call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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