Marcus Edward McClendon, a 52-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Aug. 18, in the 1600 block of West 65th Place in Harvard Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Shortly before midnight Aug. 17, McClendon and another man pulled up to a home to see a friend, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling. About 10 minutes after the two arrived, a man walked up and began shooting.
McClendon was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 18. The other man, who was wounded, was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.
Barling said the gunman ran north on South Harvard Boulevard and possibly got into a sedan. Police are looking for witnesses.
On Tuesday afternoon, Simone Glossen leaned back on the broken amp outside her home where McClendon sat before he was killed. Glossen, 30, looked toward the end of ...