Devonte Darnell Zeno, a 24-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, April 22, in the 300 block of West 50th Street in South Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 5:50 p.m., Zeno and another person were walking when they were shot, Los Angeles Police Det. Dan Gersna said.
Police think there was a confrontation involving at least one other person before the shooting.
Zeno was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:11 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The other pedestrian also was taken to a hospital, but is expected to recover, officials said.
Gersna declined to release any suspect information but said no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information is asked to call Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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