A story for every victim
expand map
Johnny Robinson
  • Death date
  • June 17, 2010

Johnny Robinson, 34

Johnny Robinson, a 34-year-old black man, was fatally shot Thursday, June 17, in the 1400 block of East 99th Street in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Authorities responded to a call of shots fired and a person down about 9:30 p.m., said sheriff’s homicide Det. David Gunner, who is handling the investigation.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they found Robinson's body in the front yard of a home. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Gunner said.

According to preliminary information provided by the coroner’s office, Robinson was shot in the head, abdomen and right thigh.

At this time, investigators do not have a description of the assailant, however they believe the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Gunner or Steve Lankford at the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

-- Sarah Ardalani

Five reader comments:
Share a memory or thought about Johnny Robinson
Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions: Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.

  Required
  Required
Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.