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Emmanuel Gatewood
  • Death date
  • July 11, 2012
  • Address
  • Athens
  • 1440 W. 123rd St.

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Emmanuel Gatewood, 17 [Update]

Emmanuel Gatewood, a 17-year-old black man, died Wednesday, July 11, a day after he was shot in the 1400 block of West 123rd Street in Athens, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Gatewood was injured in a walk-up shooting July 10, officials said.

After the incident, the victim was taken to Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, where he was pronounced dead the next day, the Sheriff's Department said.

There were no other details provided about the case.

Anyone with information about the fatal shooting is asked to contact the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

[Update: A previous version of this post incorrectly spelled Emmanuel Gatewood as Emanuel Gatewood.]

[Update, July 15: A Lakewood mother continues to search for her son's killer.]

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