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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
December 21, 2009 | 3:56
Nelson Salazar Jr., an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed on Sunday, Dec. 20, in the 8500 block of Beverlywood Street in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Salazar and two other men were shot about 6:25 p.m. in the incident. The victims were taken to the hospital, where Salazar was pronounced dead at 6:54 p.m., said Officer Rosario Herrera of the Los Angeles Police Department.
The condition of the surviving victims was unknown. Police did not have information on the suspects.
-- Victoria Kim
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Map: The location where Nelson Salazar Jr. was shot. Click for the Mid-City Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.