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Times coverage: LAPD offers reward to arrest drive-by shooter

Photo: Michael McGuire Jr., Credit: Family photoAuthorities offered a $50,000 reward  to help obtain more information on the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in Venice.

Michael McGuire was killed and an unidentified man was injured June 13 in a drive-by shooting that happened after a post-prom party.

Police responded to the 2400 block of Louella Avenue after they received a call of shots fired about 2 a.m., according to an LAPD news release.

When officers arrived, they found McGuire and the second male with gunshot wounds, and they were taken by paramedics to a local hospital.

Although initially listed in critical condition, McGuire died 12 hours later from complications from a gunshot wound to the back of the head, according to coroner's records.

The other male victim was injured but remained in stable condition after the incident.

During the investigation, authorities learned that McGuire and the other victim were walking on the sidewalk when one or more assailants shot at them from a dark-colored SUV.

Police do not have any leads in the shooting at this time.

Shelby Grad has more on the story in LA Now: Reward offered in Venice post-prom party killing

Photo: Michael McGuire Jr., Credit: Family photo

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