Authorities ID Man Killed in Palmdale Shooting

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PALMDALE (CNS) - Authorities today identified a man who was killed in a shooting in Palmdale that left another man wounded.

The shooting was reported about 5:40 p.m. on March 21 in the 2500 block of Olive Drive, near Joshua Hills Park, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Leron Davenport Sr., 48, died at a hospital on the same day, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported.

The other wounded man, in his 20s, was taken to a hospital in critical but stable condition, authorities said. No suspect description was provided.

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to contact the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

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