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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
December 11, 2009 | 2:24
Francisco Garcia, a 42-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Dec. 4, in the 10000 block of Maple Street in Bellflower, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Garcia was shot in front of a residence at 10:18 p.m. and taken to a hospital by his nephew, said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office. He died at 10:46 p.m.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Francisco Garcia was shot. Credit: Google Maps