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Wylee Louis Pritchett, 20

Wylee Louis Pritchett, a 20-year-old white man, was shot and killed Thursday, June 9, in the 6400 block of Coronado Avenue in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 4 a.m., officers from the Long Beach Police Department responded to a shots fired call and found Pritchett and another man with gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the department.

Pritchett was pronounced dead by Long Beach firefighters a short time later, and the other man was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Police did not offer information about a motive in the slaying, but investigators do not believe the shooting was gang-related.

Coroner’s records show that Pritchett was standing in the street with some friends when a vehicle pulled up and a passenger opened fire.

Outside the yellow home on Coronado Avenue on Thursday afternoon, there were no signs that a shooting had occurred hours earlier except for three candles placed on a curb.

A note read, "May God grant you peace! We love you. Tell Geron we said Hi! And we love him!"

A Long Beach police spokesman declined to say if the victims knew each other or answer additional questions about the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (562) 570-7244. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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