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East Hollywood: Byron Maldonado, 20

November 3, 2009 | 11:02 am

The location where Byron Maldonado was shot. Click for the East Hollywood Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood. Byron Maldonado, a 20-year-old Latino, died Friday, Oct. 30, after he was shot in the 4300 block of Clinton Street in East Hollywood, authorities said.

Officers responded to a call of gunshots fired about 11:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Alexandria Avenue and Clinton Street, said Lt. Darryl Ito. They found Maldonado with a gunshot wound in his chest. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Ito said one possible suspect was taken into custody overnight, but police are still seeking another suspect.

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Map: The location where Byron Maldonado was shot. Click for the East Hollywood Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.

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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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