Timmy Antoine Jones, a 39-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, May 12, in an alley in the 800 block of West 90th Street in Vermont Vista, according to police and Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Jones was standing in an alley about 2 p.m. when he was approached and shot, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.
Officers responded and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:19 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police believe Jones was alone in the alley. They do not have a suspect description.
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.