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Inglewood: Antonio Tavarez, 25

November 3, 2009 | 11:09 am

The location where Antonio Tavarez was shot. Credit: Google Maps Antonio Tavarez, a 25-year-old Latino, was shot and killed  Sunday, Nov. 1, in the 400 block of Edgewood Street in Inglewood, authorities said.

Tavarez and Claudia Marroquin, 23, were standing with a small group of people outside a home when shots were fired from a passing car, said Inglewood Police Sgt. Mike Bolliger. Tavarez was struck in the head, and the woman was hit in the chest.

Bolliger said the suspect or suspects fired randomly into the group.

Tavarez and Marroquin were taken to separate hospitals, where they died.

Bolliger said detectives believe the shooting was gang-related. He asked that anyone with information about the killings call the department’s homicide detectives at (310) 412-5246.

-- Jack Leonard

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Map: The location where Antonio Tavarez was shot. Credit: Google Maps

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