The Coroner’s Office Monday released the name of a 15-year-old boy who was shot dead in Carson.

The boy was identified as Ryan Ramirez, of Compton, according to the coroner’s office.

The shooting was reported at approximately 11 p.m. Friday in the 200 block of 233rd Street, where deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Carson station found Ramirez with a gunshot wound to the upper body, said Deputy Brenda Serna of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No suspect information was immediately available. Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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