Posted Aug. 11, 2015
Delshon Eugene Hayes Jr., a 23-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Aug. 9, in the 1700 block of West Florence Avenue in Manchester Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 12:45 p.m., people were gathered at a car wash in the area. A person approached Hayes and a 34-year-old black man and began shooting into a crowd, said LAPD Det. Rob Lait.
The gunman then ran to a four-door gray compact car and fled south on South Hobart Boulevard, then West on 74th Street, said LAPD Det. Young Mun.
Hayes was pronounced dead at the scene, according to coroner’s records.
The 34-year-old man, who was also struck, was hospitalized and is expected to survive. Mun said that Hayes and the 34-year-old man knew each other but did not know whom the gunman was targeting.
The night after the shooting, a group ...
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