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Ruben Breedlove, 28

Ruben Breedlove, a 28-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, July 4 in the 3900 block of Third Avenue in Leimert Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly before 11 p.m., Breedlove was walking on a sidewalk when a person chased him into the street and began shooting at him, said LAPD Det. Dave Garrido. The gunman then ran away.

Breedlove was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:14 p.m. according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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