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San Pedro: David Medina, 45

July 31, 2009 |  5:16 pm

Location of Medina's shooting. Click to learn more about the demographics of this area. David Isaiah Medina, a 45-year-old Latino, was shot in the 1700 block of South Mesa Street in San Pedro on Tuesday, July 21, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said the incident was a walk-up shooting.  Medina died from blunt force head trauma as well as a gunshot wound to the chest, Winter said.

The shooting happened at midnight, and he was pronounced dead at 11:15 p.m. the same day, nearly 24 hours after he was shot, Winter said.

-- Anthony Pesce