Posted Sept. 25, 2015
Wendell Dechaun Lee Jr., a 25-year-old black man, died Tuesday, Sept. 22 after he was shot in the 12200 block of Elva Avenue in Willowbrook, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 11:45 p.m. on Sept. 21, Lee was visiting a friend and the two were standing outside the woman’s home when a sedan pulled up and a man got out of the back driver’s side seat, said Lt. Holly Francisco with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The man shot Lee multiple times, then got back into the car.
Francisco said that the woman was not injured during the shooting, and the man didn’t say anything before he opened fire.
Lee was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:46 a.m. on Sept. 22, according to coroner’s records.
Lee, a shooting guard, was ...
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