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CARSON - The coroner on Wednesday released the name of the man shot to death in Carson on Christmas Eve.

He was Jimmie Lee Brown, 40, of Gardena, said coroner's Lt. Joe Bale. An autopsy was pending.

The homicide was reported at 8:50 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of East Turmont Street, said officials in the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.

The victim, now identified as Brown, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

No suspect information was immediately available. A motive for the shooting was unknown.

Anyone with information about this incident was asked to call the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).