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On Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, The Times launched a new version of the Homicide Report. You have arrived at the old blog.

Readers can no longer post new comments on this site, but we encourage you to join the conversation on our new site. The updated Homicide Report features an interactive map and searchable database of the more than 2,600 homicides in L.A. County since January 2007, when Times' reporter Jill Leovy first started this blog with the goal of covering each one.

Comments prior to Jan. 26 will, at least for now, remain archived here, with links provided in the new database.

If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail homicidereport@latimes.com, and we will do our best to respond.

-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce



Long Beach: Kahari Wimberly, 31

May 1, 2009 | 10:25 am

Kahari Wimberly, a 31-year-old black man, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest on Sunday, April 26, in the 1100 block of Orizaba Avenue in Long Beach, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Wimberly was found at 12:10 a.m. inside his home after Long Beach police received a shots fired call, officials said. The initial police investigation found that Wimberly was shot outside of his home; he then made his way back inside.

Anyone with information about this killing is asked to call Long Beach Police Department Dets. William Matsubara or Todd Johnson at (562) 570-7215.

-- Anthony Pesce


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