A 24-year-old man was gunned down on June 9 across the street from the First AME Church in South Los Angeles.
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According to detectives, Gasper Plummer Jr. was standing in the street about 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, in the 2200 block of South Harvard Boulevard, when an unknown shooter opened fire on him. Officers arrived only minutes after a barrage of 911 calls and found the 24-year-old victim dead next to a curb, a few blocks from the home he shared with his father. Detectives said the victim was not a gang member, but they think the slaying could be retaliation for a shooting on June 8 when a Rolling 30's gang member was shot in the face by rivals in the 3000 block of Harvard Boulevard.
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Anyone with information regarding this murder is urged to call Southwest Homicide Detectives at (213) 485-1383.