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Tomas Salas, 23

Tomas Salas, a 23-year-old white man, was fatally shot Thursday, Aug. 8, in the 15800 block of Sierra Vista Court in La Puente, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Salas was standing in the driveway of an apartment complex talking on his cellphone about 11:13 p.m. when people in the area heard a gunshot, said Lt. Holly Francisco with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau.

A person went outside and found Salas on the ground, Francisco said.

Salas died at the scene at  11:24 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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