James Sean Coprich, a 41-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Sept. 3, in the 5700 block of South Figueroa Street in the Vermont-Slauson area of South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:40 a.m., officers with the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a shooting at a marijuana dispensary called Figueroa Collective, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said.
Witnesses told police that a man walked into the dispensary and asked to speak with Coprich, Garrido said.
Coprich and the man went outside and got into an argument, the detective said.
The man pulled a gun and shot Coprich. He was taken to a hospital after the shooting, where he was pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Tetso Randy Welch, a 46-year-old black man, was arrested on suspicion of murder the next day, according ...