Ronald Eric Broadnax, a 50-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the 4500 block of Santo Tomas Drive in Baldwin Hills-Crenshaw, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Broadnax was standing outside a two-story apartment complex about 12:41 p.m. when a man approached from a nearby alley and began shooting at him, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido.
Broadnax tried to run away, but collapsed nearby. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:51 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Demetric Carr, a 26-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, Oct. 12, near Rodeo Road and Chesapeake Avenue in Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 3:35 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area and found Carr suffering from gunshot wounds, Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido said.
Carr was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 4:41 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police think Carr was on his way to work when he got into an argument with multiple men, which resulted in the shooting.
A witness told police that a dark-colored sedan sped away from the scene, Garrido said.
Carr was not a documented gang member, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to ...