Monyae Ikeyli Jackson, a 15-year-old black male from Long Beach, died Tuesday, May 15, two days after he was shot in the 300 block of West Manchester Avenue in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 1:30 a.m. on May 13, Monyae and three other teenagers were walking east on West Manchester Avenue when they were shot, said Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling. It's unclear where the shots originated, Barling said.
All four teenagers were wounded. La’marrion Upchurch, 15, who was with the group, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Monyae was taken to the hospital, as were the other two teenagers, who were treated and released, according to police. Monyae was pronounced dead on May 15 at 2:03 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Detectives are looking into the motive for the shooting, Barling said.
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