Alton Kyle Lee, a 32-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, May 4, in the 8400 block of South Broadway in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:55 p.m., Lee was walking south on the east side of Broadway when two black men walked up behind him, said Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling.
One of the men pulled out a gun and shot Lee from behind multiple times, Barling said.
Lee was pronounced dead on the sidewalk at 10:02 p.m.
Lee was returning home after a shopping trip with his mother, Barling said. Police are trying to determine why Lee was shot. He was not a documented gang member, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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