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South Park: Mauricio Jimenez, 22

August 19, 2009 | 10:51 pm
The location of Mauricio Jimenez's shooting. Click for demographic information about this area. Mauricio Jimenez, a 22-year-old Latino, was shot several times in his chest, abdomen and extremities and died Aug. 15. Jimenez was shot in the 400 block of East 52nd Street in South Park, officials said.

Los Angeles Police Department Officer Rosario Herrera said Jimenez was a gang member who was standing in an alley about 3:55 a.m. with a female acquaintance when two men, also believed to be gang members, approached and started firing.

The victim suffered wounds to his upper and lower torso and was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

-- Christopher Goffard