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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
December 18, 2009 | 2:19
Rayshawn Boyce, a 31-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 12, in the 1400 block of East 115th Street in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Boyce was shot during what Craig Harvey, chief coroner investigator, described as a walk-up altercation about 7:45 p.m. Boyce was standing on the sidewalk when someone got out of a vehicle, walked up, and shot him, Harvey said.
He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8:22 p.m., Harvey said.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Rayshawn Boyce was shot. Click for the Watts Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.