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January 13, 2008 | 7:10
Justino Torres, a 60-year-old Latino man, was walking to church in the 11800 block of South Figueroa St. at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, when a man approached and tried to rob him. Torres was shot once when he tried to ward off the attacker. Torres was also transported by ambulance to a local hopital, where he was pronounced dead at 8:04 a.m. Oscar Blanco, 22, was later arrested by detectives with the South Bureau Homicide.