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East Los Angeles: Jose Romero, 32

August 14, 2009 |  4:31 pm
The location of Jose Romero's shooting on August 7. Jose Romero, a 32-year-old Latino, was shot in the torso at Whittier Boulevard and Downey Road in East Los Angeles and died Friday, Aug.7, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.

Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Romero was walking with his wife when he was confronted  and shot. The shooting happened at 9:40 a.m. He was taken to a hospital and died there at 10:18 a.m., Winter said.

-- Anthony Pesce