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Omar Duran Saunders
  • Death date
  • April 22, 2014

Omar Duran Saunders, 39

Omar Duran Saunders, a 39-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, April 22 in the  6400 block of Brynhurst Avenue in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Saunders was standing in front of an apartment complex with three other men about 7 p.m. when a dark-colored four-door sedan approached and someone inside fired multiple shots at the group, said Los Angeles police Det. Sal LaBarbera. The car fled west on Hyde Park.

Saunders was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:53 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

The three other men, ages 28, 39 and 49 were treated for non-lethal wounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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