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Authorities on Friday released the name of a 24-year-old man who was chased down a street and fatally shot in the back last Sunday in South Los Angeles.

Samuel Castillo of Los Angeles died at California Hospital Medical Center following the 9:37 p.m. shooting at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, said Sgt. Mark Green of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Southwest Station.

Witnesses saw the man running and the suspect shooting him in the back, but did not know what led up to the gunfire, police said.

City News Service

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