James Scott, a 44-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, July 8, in the 3300 block of Marine Avenue in Gardena, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Scott was found by his former girlfriend on the sidewalk near her residence, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Victor Lewandowski.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:28 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Joseph Hector Duhon, a 67-year-old black man from Long Beach and the father of Scott’s ex-girlfriend, was arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday, July 11.
Duhon was arraigned Tuesday on one count of murder, according to Los Angeles County district attorney's office spokesman Ricardo Santiago. He is due back in Los Angeles County Superior Court on July 23 in Department 4 of the Torrance courthouse.
Scott had been released from jail the evening before he ...