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A man who was shot in an alley in Pomona died at a hospital, and his killer remained at-large Thursday, police said.

Jerome Hayes, 61, of Pomona died at a hospital of wounds he suffered in the shooting, which occurred about 10:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 800 block of East La Verne Avenue, the Pomona Police Department reported.

“Homicide detectives … learned that the victim was approached by a male subject while in the rear alley,” a police statement said. “For reasons not yet known, the suspect opened fire on the victim, killing him.”

The suspect was described only as a man. Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call police at (909) 620-2085, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 22-TIPS.

—City News Service

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