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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
December 18, 2009 | 2:30
Alvaro Mora, a 34-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Dec. 10, in the 3400 block of South 3rd Avenue in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Mora was walking down the sidewalk when someone drove by and shot him, said Craig Harvey, chief coroner investigator. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:26 p.m., Harvey said.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Alvaro Mora was shot. Click for the Jefferson Park Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.