Tatiana Alexandra Howard, a 48-year-old white woman, was shot and killed Sunday, Aug. 14, in the 100 block of Palos Verdes Boulevard in Redondo Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Howard, of San Bruno, Calif., was visiting her father, Robert Howard, 78, when the two got into a "family disagreement" around 9:15 p.m., said Torrance police spokesman Sgt. Paul Kranke
A niece and a cousin who were in the home at the time told investigators that the father pulled out a handgun and shot his daughter, Kranke said.
The other family members ran out of the apartment, Kranke said, and the niece ran to a neighbor who called the police.
When officers arrived, they saw Robert Howard standing outside, Kranke said. When he saw the officers, he went back inside his apartment and the officers heard another shot from inside.
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William Clay Settle, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 1700 block of East Avenue J-4 in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies found Settle lying on a walkway outside some apartments about 1:30 a.m. after they received a call about gunshots in the area, said Lt. Steve Jauch.
Settle was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:35 a.m. with multiple gunshot wounds, according to coroner’s records.
Jauch said Settle lived in another part of Lancaster, and investigators don’t know why he was at the apartment complex or what he was doing prior to the shooting,
Nobody has reported seeing the shooting, Jauch said, and investigators have no description of the gunman.
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Fernando Zamorano, a 33-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 6000 block of East Olympic Boulevard in East Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Zamorano was standing in the parking lot of Lito’s Corkroom around 1 a.m. when two Latinos walked by on the sidewalk, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch.
Coroner’s records said Zamorano asked the men where they were from, but Jauch said he couldn’t confirm any conversation.
“We just know that two male Hispanics walked by him heading east and one of them produced a handgun and opened fire,” Jauch said.
Witnesses told investigators that the men were last seen running north through the parking lot and out of view, Jauch said.
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Kenyada Thornton, a 27-year-old black man, was fatally shot Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 3300 block of West 63rd Street in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:45 a.m., a man pulled up to where Thornton was standing, got out of a car and the two got into an argument, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling.
The man then pulled out a gun and shot Thornton. The person, described only as a black man, got into a dark sedan, which fled south on Crenshaw Boulevard, Barling said.
Thornton was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:14 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call the the LAPD's Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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Dalby Perez, a 24-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Thursday, Aug. 11, at Alvarado Terrace Park near West 14th and South Bonnie Brae streets in Pico-Union, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 10:30 p.m., Perez and another man were hanging out at the park when a white sedan pulled up, said Los Angeles Police Det. Ray Martinez. A man opened fire from the front passenger side of the car, striking Perez. The other man was not injured.
Perez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:52 p.m. according to coroner’s records.
The vehicle drove northbound on South Bonnie Brae Street and onto West Pico Boulevard, Martinez said.
Police are still trying to determine why Perez was shot. Perez was not a documented gang member, but the incident is believed to be related to gang activity.
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Jesse James Romero, a 14-year-old Latino, was fatally shot by a Los Angeles Police officer Tuesday in the 2200 block of East Cesar Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 5:35 p.m., gang officers assigned to the Hollenbeck Division received a call of two vandalism suspects involved in possible “gang writings” and narcotics activity near East Cesar Chavez Avenue and North Chicago Street, said LAPD Deputy Chief Robert Arcos.
The suspects were described as being between 14 and 16 years old, and when officers arrived, one of the youths ran east on Cesar Chavez then south onto North Breed Street.
“According to a witness, they saw the subject running from the officers. The witness saw the subject shoot a handgun in the direction of the pursuing officers,” Arcos told reporters.
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Tiffani Nicole Doxy, a 33-year-old black woman, was found shot to death Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the 7900 block of South Van Ness Avenue in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
At 5:46 a.m., patrol officers from the Inglewood Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area and found Doxy in the car with “at least one gunshot wound,” according to a news release from the department. Doxy was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:06 a.m., according to coroner’s records. Photographs of the scene showed that Doxy was found in a silver Volvo.
KTLA reported that Doxy was found in the driver’s seat of the car. Tiiesha Lane, of Gardena, said the Volvo belongs to her and was stolen two weeks ago from outside a convenience store.
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Shawn Pryor, a 52-year-old black man, was fatally shot Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 3501 W. Imperial Highway in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 3 a.m., officers from the Inglewood Police Department responded to a report of a shooting victim at the King’s Motel, according to a news release from the department.
Officers found Pryor with multiple gunshot wounds, police said.
Pryor, a Compton resident, was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:49 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call Inglewood police at (310) 412-5246. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.