James Lee Chambers, a 55-year-old Black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Nov. 9, in the 1700 block of West 24th Street in Adams-Normandie, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
About midnight, Chambers was standing in the area when a person shot him, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.
The person shot Chambers from behind a tree, then was seen running south on South Congress Avenue from West 24th Street.
Chambers died at the scene.
Patrice Chambers, James’ sister, said that her brother was born and raised in the area. James Chambers was funny, loved to dance and encouraged the youth at the neighborhood park to do well in school, she said.
James was known for his generosity and would cook food for people hanging out at the park.
“He loved the community,” Patrice Chambers said.
On Aug. 17, 2020, the LAPD announced a …
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