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Victim of Pomona Shooting ID'd

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POMONA (CNS) - A man found shot to death inside a pickup truck in Pomona along with a wounded man was a Baldwin Park resident, authorities said Saturday.

Salvador Navarro Jr. was 22 years old, according to the coroner's office.

Patrol officers from the Pomona Police Department responded at 10:30 p.m. Thursday to the 1800 block of Cordova Street, west of Indian Hill Boulevard, regarding a shots fired call, said Pomona police Sgt. Rick Aguiar.

A short time later, a pickup was found stopped at Foothill Boulevard and Falcon Street with two wounded men inside, police said.

The man now identified as Navarro died at that location and the other man was taken to a hospital in stable condition, according to police and the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Authorities said they believe the shooting occurred on Cordova and one of the wounded men drove to Foothill, where the vehicle stopped, police said.

Police had no suspect description.

Anyone with information on the case was urged to call Pomona police at 909-620-2085. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or sent to lacrimestoppers.org.


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