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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
September 11, 2009 | 11:24
Rene Sandoval, a 22-year-old Latino, died Wednesday, Sept. 2 after he was shot twice in the 6800 block of San Rafael Street in Paramount, according to Los Angeles County coroner officials.
Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Sandoval had been shot in the head August 29 and was on life support at a hospital until his death four days later at 7:22 p.m.
No information about the circumstances surrounding the shooting was immediately available.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Rene Sandoval was shot. Credit: Google Maps