Posted Sept. 1, 2014
Brittney Gene Barnett, a 25-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Monday, Sept. 1, in the 3100 block of 9th Avenue in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9 p.m., Barnett and a 30-year-old man were standing near an alley when a person got out of a light-colored SUV and began shooting, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.
Barnett was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:27 p.m. The 30-year-old man was wounded but is expected to survive.
Barnett’s father said he was notified of his daughter’s death by her 11-year-old son, who came to his home Monday night.
“I think my mom is dead,” he told his grandfather, Eugene Barnett.
Brittney, a single mother, leaves behind two other children, 1 and 7.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division ...
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