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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.

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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce



Boyle Heights: Roberto Alcazar Valencia, 29

July 13, 2009 |  4:22 pm

Roberto Alcazar Valencia, a 29-year-old Latino, was shot in the chest and back and died on July 6 in the 700 block of North Soto Street in Boyle Heights, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Police found Valencia shot in his home about 7:40 a.m. after neighbors witnessed the shooting and called police, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Fire Department paramedics, according to the LAPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD Hollenbeck Division Det. Negrete at 323-526-3679.

-- Anthony Pesce


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The Homicide Report is compiled using information from the Los Angeles County coroner's office, local law enforcement agencies and the Los Angeles Times. It is written by Times staff writers.


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