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Wilmington: Jose Caceros, 41

October 26, 2009 | 10:08 pm

The location where Jose Caceros was shot. Click for the Wilmington Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.Jose Caceros, a 41-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, Oct. 25, in the 400 block of Gulf Avenue in Wilmington, authorities said.

Caceros was climbing the steps to his girlfriend’s home at 1:15 a.m. when he was approached by someone with a gun, according to police. He was bringing food to his girlfriend.

The assailant fired at Caceros and fled, police say. Caceros was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information about the incident is askedto call LAPD Dets. David Alvarez or David Cortez at (310) 726-7881.

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Map: The location where Jose Caceros was shot. Click for the Wilmington Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.

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