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Palmdale: Chad Johnson, 19

October 27, 2009 |  6:27 pm

Johnson 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.

Credit: Google Maps

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RIP GKGrimey


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The Homicide Report is compiled using information from the Los Angeles County coroner's office, local law enforcement agencies and the Los Angeles Times. It is written by Times staff writers.

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