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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
October 27, 2009 | 6:27
Chad Johnson, a 19-year-old black man, was shot and killed on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in the 400 block of East Avenue Q-3 in Palmdale, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Johnson, a resident of Lake Los Angeles, was standing outside an apartment about 9 p.m. when someone approached and shot him, said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office.
Johnson was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:12 p.m., Winter said.
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Map: The location where Chad Johnson was shot.
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