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Man slain in apparent gang-related shooting in Inglewood, police say

March 14, 2010 | 10:34 am

There have been 39 homicides within two miles of this killing since Jan. 1, 2007, according to the Times' Homicide Report database. Click for an interactive map of Los Angeles homicides. A 20-year-old man was killed in Inglewood Saturday night in what appears to be a gang-related shooting, authorities said.

Ramon Requena was in front of an apartment building in the 600 block of Venice Way at about 9 p.m. when he was approached by the suspect and shot, Inglewood Police Sgt. Matthew Hart and Joe Bale of the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said.

Requena was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say he may have been a resident of Lancaster.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Inglewood police homicide division, (310) 412-5246, or the 24-hour anonymous hotline, (888) 41-CRIME.

-- Corina Knoll

Map: There have been 39 homicides within two miles of this killing since Jan. 1, 2007, according to the Times' Homicide Report database. Click for an interactive map of Los Angeles homicides.

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