Lester Scott Virgil, a 45-year-old black man, was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 5, in the 1600 block of West 110th Street, in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Virgil, an operations supervisor at Los Angeles International Airport, was at a friend's house about 5:44 p.m. watching his son do basketball drills. That's when a car pulled up, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. John Corina said, and a black man in his 20s wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt got out of the passenger seat and began shooting. Children and adults went running, and the gunman got back in the car, which was driven away.
Lester Virgil, who was sitting on the porch, was struck multiple times in the upper torso, and was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:50 p.m., according to coroner’s records. No one else was injured ...