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Los Angeles police is seeking for the public’s assistance in an investigation of a man who was shot to death in Boyle Heights Saturday.

Around 12:20 a.m. Saturday, 25-year-old Ramon Gerardo Vera was in a parking lot at the Wyvernwood Garden Apartments in the 2900 block of East Olympic Boulevard when someone shot him multiple times with a 12-gauge shotgun, according to a press release by the Los Angeles Police Department.

Vera was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives believe the shooting is gang related.

Anyone with information about this murder is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicides Detectives Eagleson or Chavez at (323) 342-8957.

*This story has been updated to include a more details on location.

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