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William Harris, 33

William Harris, a 33-year-old black man, died Monday, April 8, after he was shot in the 6900 block of Denver Avenue in Vermont-Slauson, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.

On Sunday, April 7, about 11:45 p.m., Harris was standing or seated in the driver’s seat of a white Lexus when a man approached him wearing dark clothing, said Los Angeles police Det. Dave Garrido.

The person began shooting at Harris, then fled south to West 70th Street. 

Harris was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead on April 8 at 12:13 a.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police said Harris did not live in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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