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Michael McGuire, L.A. Homicide No. 140: 21-year-old Man Fatally Shot at After-Prom Party in Venice

Michael McGuire, L.A. Homicide No. 140: 21-year-old Man Fatally Shot at After-Prom Party in Venice

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A man who was fatally shot at an after-prom party has been identified as 21-year-old- Michael McGuire.

The shooting occurred on Louella Avenue, south of Venice Blvd. around 1:30 a.m. on June 13, said Sgt. Dennis Beacham of LAPD's Pacific Station. The shooter in a passing vehicle fired multiple shots at people standing in front of the party location. McGuire suffered a gunshot wound to the back of the head and was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. (View map after the jump):


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He was later pronounced dead on June 14, according to police and the Los Angeles County Coroner's office. Another 18-year-old victim was treated and released, said Beacham.

Police are searching for the gunman and any other suspects involved. Anyone with information about the shooting should contact LAPD's Pacific Division Detectives at (310) 482-6313.

With reporting from City News Service