Dontranail Hughes, a 42-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, April 30, in the 9700 block of Stanford Avenue in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Hughes and another man were standing on a street corner just before 7 p.m. when a person walked up and began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri. Both of the men were struck.
Hughes was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:16 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The other man is expected to survive.
The shooter fled in a vehicle, but detectives are still trying to confirm a vehicle description, Kouri said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.