South Los Angeles: On July 5, 2020, around 10:20 p.m., a homicide occurred in the intersection of 52nd Street and Western.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, a male, Black 45 years of age was on the sidewalk when an unknown suspect(s) shot at the victim. The victim sustained gunshot wounds and was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
It is unknown if the incident is gang related.
Anyone with information, during non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.