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Saul Velasquez, 30

Saul Velasquez, a 30-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Dec. 14 in the 9300 block of South Grand Avenue in Broadway-Manchester, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

Shortly before 11:30 p.m., Velasquez was found sitting inside his 2016 Dodge Challenger, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri. The window was shattered and it appeared that a gunman had shot him from outside the vehicle, Kouri said.

Witnesses told police that another person was in the car, but police have yet to identify the individual.

Anyone with information on the matter is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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