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Joshua Thierry
  • Death date
  • Oct. 7, 2007

Joshua Thierry, 17

Joshua Thierry, an 18-year-old black youth, died after being shot in the 1300 block of West Jefferson Boulevard on Sunday, Oct. 7, at about 11:35 a.m., police said.

Thierry was sitting in a barber's chair in front of a beauty supply store with two friends, a black man and a woman, both 31, when a compact dark car with three or four black men or youths drove up. Someone inside the car fired up to half a dozen shots. Thierry was hit in the torso and died later at California Hospital. The man with him was struck in the leg, and was reported in stable condition. The woman was not hit.

Shrine to Joshua ThierryThierry was the father of a young child, known on the streets, but lately trying to get his life back on track. He had recently moved to Georgia, and had only been back in Los Angeles a short time when he was killed, investigators said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southwest homicide detectives at (213) 485-1383.

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