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Jose Luis Garcia, 11

March 12, 2008 |  4:00 pm

Jose Luis Garcia, an 11-year-old Latino youth, was fatally shot in the chest in the 2000 block of East 15th Street in Long Beach about 10 p.m. Sunday, March 16. According to authorities, Jose Luis and a 20-year-old Latino man were standing outside when Jose Luis was hit in the chest, and the man was hit in the lower torso. Both were taken to a local hospital, where Jose Luis was pronounced dead at 10:34 p.m. The other man was listed in stable condition. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Long Beach Police Homicide Dets. Russell Moss and Terri Hubert at (562) 570-7244.