Posted July 29, 2009, 2 p.m.
Jamil Lyles, a 17-year-old black man, died Wednesday, July 29, 10 days after he was shot in the 13000 block of South Broadway in Willowbrook, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
On July 19, Lyles was sitting in the backseat of a vehicle about 4:50 a.m. outside a house where a motorcycle club had gathered when someone walked up and shot at the car, said sheriff's homicide Det. Robert Gray, who is handling the investigation. Lyles had been about to leave the location, Gray said.
According to coroner's records, Lyles was shot several times. No one else in the car was hurt, Gray said.
After the shooting, Lyles’ friends drove him to the site of the former Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital, which has not had a trauma emergency room since closing in 2007. The medical facility, which is now an ambulatory clinic open ...
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