Posted Jan. 13, 2011, 3:09 p.m.
Keenan Handy, a 20-year-old black man, died Friday, Jan. 7, a day after he was shot in the 1300 block of South Long Beach Boulevard in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Handy was driving a car Jan. 6 about 10:14 p.m.
"That's when the car-to-car shooting occurred," Winter said.
Handy was taken to a hospital in Lynwood, where he died the next day at 2:15 p.m.
The shooting was gang-related, Winter said.
The Times has contacted investigators to obtain more information about the case and will provide additional details as soon as possible.
[Update Jan. 18: Sheriff homicide Det. Philip Guzman, who is handling the case, said investigators do not have a description of the assailant or the car.
Although Handy was not a gang member, Guzman said, he could have been ...
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