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LAPD seeks leads in slaying of Wilmington man

June 20, 2011 |  7:40 pm

Click here for a Times database of Wilmington homicides. Los Angeles police Monday were seeking information regarding a gunman who fatally shot a 48-year-old Wilmington man.

Ruben Fermatt was in the alley behind his home in the 900 block of East Robidoux Street early Saturday when the attacker walked up and opened fire, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

At least 49 homicides have been reported in Wilmington since January 2007, according to the Times Homicide Report database.

Nearly all the victims were slain by gunfire, the database shows.

Anyone with information regarding Fermatt's slaying is asked to call Det. Isidro Rodriguez or Det. Tony Batres at (310) 726-7887. Anonymous tips can be left at (800) 222-8477.


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