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Curtis Ryan Mann, 25, died in a close-range shooting outside an apartment building at about 3:30 p.m.
Mann had been living in a board-and-care facility on nearby Bellevue Avenue recovering from depression.
Mann was cremated earlier this week after a ceremony at the Chapel of Memories Funeral Home in Norwalk.
Witnesses have been reluctant to speak to police about the shooting, although.
Family member are distraught over the killing.
Sister Toni Flores said, "He was so friendly. He never hurt anyone. He must have been friendly with the wrong person."
They have created a memorial outside the North Coronado Street building where Mann collapsed after being shot.
They have also visited the location several times for vigils. And they've posted Spanish-language posters with info about the incident (including details from our own Echo Park Patch reporting) around the neighborhood.
A copy of that flyer is posted with this article. Please share it if you feel it's appropriate.
You can also contact LAPD's Rampart division's homicide detectives directly at (213) 484-3650.