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A 32-year-old man who was shot to death inside a home in Palmdale has been identified.

According to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office, Dante Pickens-Horton was the shooting victim. His city of residency was not immediately known.

Deputies from the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station responded at 11:48 p.m. May 27 to the 37000 block of Cedrela Avenue, where they found Pickens-Horton suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, said Deputy Brenda Serna of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Pickens-Horton was pronounced dead at the scene.

Serna said it is unknown whether the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information about this shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 or submitted online at