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Spurgeon McClendon III
  • Death date
  • Feb. 25, 2007

Spurgeon McClendon III, 19

Spurgeon McClendon, 19, a black man, was shot in the 1400 block of W. 28th Street, and died at 3:32 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. McClendon was a passenger in a car traveling near USC when strangers in another car began following them.

After trailing McClendon's car a short distance, the suspects began firing. McClendon was hit. He died at California Hospital. Police said his assailants may have thought he was someone else. There is a $50,000 reward for help catching this killer. Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD's Southwest Division at (213) 485-6571.

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