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Anthony Harris
  • Death date
  • Aug. 9, 2009

Anthony Harris, 24

Anthony Harris, a 24-year-old black man, was shot in the 13000 block of South Figueroa Street in Harbor Gateway and died Aug.9, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.

Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, described the incident as a walk-up shooting.

Harris was shot about 1 a.m. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead 35 minutes later, Winter said.

Friends and family of Harris set up a street memorial on the site of his shooting. Thirty-five votive candles were placed around a photo of Harris, and tea candles were placed in the center of the memorial in the shape of an A.

On a sheet of paper, family members wrote notes to him. One read: "I love you brother. God knows life will never be the same without you...."

-- Anthony Pesce

Photo: A street memorial for Anthony Harris, a 24-year-old black man who was shot Aug. 9 in the 13000 block of Figueroa Street. Credit: Anthony Pesce / Los Angeles Times

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