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3 Drive-By Shootings Kill 3 Over the Weekend

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At least three were killed and two injured after separate weekend shootings in the areas of Boyle Heights, Exposition Park and Historic Filipinotown.

The most recent was yesterday afternoon around 4:20 p.m. on the 120 block of Westmoreland Avenue near Historic Filipintotown, a few blocks southeast of the Vermont/Beverly Metro Red Line station. 19-year-old Edward Ruacho was sitting with friends on the front porch of their apartment complex when a black Ford Explorer with tinted windows drove up to the front of the building and stopped momentarily before a suspect shot several rounds into Rancho, ultimately killing him, according to the LAPD.