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Historic South-Central: Luis Hernandez, 68

July 17, 2009 |  3:45 pm

Luis Hernandez, a 68-year-old white man, was shot several times July 4 in the 1000 block of West 20th Street in Historic South-Central. He died July 7 at the hospital, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Craig Harvey, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Hernandez was sitting in a car when someone drove up, got out of the car and fired several shots. The shooting took place at 3:50 p.m. July 4 and Hernandez was pronounced dead at 8:35 a.m. on July 7, Harvey said.

 -- Anthony Pesce