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Terrence Jordan Nelson, 21

Terrence Jordan Nelson, a 21-year-old black man, died from a gunshot wound on Friday, June 7, in the 4400 block of South Slauson Avenue in Del Rey, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.

Nelson was visiting friends inside a converted garage about 11 p.m. when a gunman shot him, said LAPD Det. John Radtke with the West Bureau.

The shooter fled on foot and attempted to carjack a vehicle, Radtke said. The carjacking victim, who police have not identified, then ran the man over, injuring him, Radtke said.

Nelson died at 11:15 p.m., coroner’s records show.

The shooter was later arrested and booked on suspicion of  murder. LAPD officials have not released his name.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact West Bureau homicide investigators Luis Carranza or Kevin Pierce at (213) 382-9470.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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