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16-year-old victim identified in Coldstream Homestead Montebello killing

Police have identified the victim in Saturday night's homicide as 16-year-old Lavar Crawford, who was killed in the 1900 block of E. 28th St. in Coldstream Homestead Montebello.

Police did not identify a suspect or motive in the shooting.

Officers called to the nearby intersection of Hugo and Harford roads around 11:30 p.m. Saturday found Crawford with a gunshot wound to the head, and medics pronounced him dead in less than 20 minutes, police said. Police later revised their report to say he was shot at E. 28th Street.

Crawford, who resides on the 1900 block of E. 28th St., also had an address listed in the 500 block of Eastlynne Ave., police said.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident, and anyone with information may call 410-396-2100.

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