Terry Gibson, a 30-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Jan. 21, near West 30th Street and Chesapeake Avenue in West Adams, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Shortly before 11 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's Southwest Division responded to a call of a shooting, said Det. Dave Garrido.
Officers arrived to the aftermath of a car accident involving a red four-door Ford Fusion and a parked white van. When officers walked up to the red car, they saw a man, later identified as Gibson, unconscious in the driver's seat, Garrido said.
Paramedics pronounced Gibson, of Palmdale, dead at the scene at 11:14 a.m., according to coroner's records.
Investigators believe that Gibson was driving the red Ford with a passenger when they were shot at. The passenger fled from the scene, but police don't believe that he ...
Lamar Thompson, a 25-year-old black man, was shot and killed Thursday, April 27, in the 2900 block of Crenshaw Boulevard in West Adams, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 3:55 p.m., Thompson was a passenger in a tan sedan traveling down an alley when a dark SUV approached the sedan head on, Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri said.
A person got out of the SUV and fired at the sedan, Kouri said.
Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:03 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
The driver of the car was not injured. The SUV continued south down the alley, then exited onto West 30th Street, police said. Authorities are trying to identify the shooter, whom they describe as a black man in his 40s.
Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD’s Criminal Gang Homicide Division at ...