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.