Semaj Brunassio Miller, 14, was shot and killed Wednesday, July 29, in the 100 block of East 87th Place in Broadway-Manchester, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.
At 2:20 p.m., Semaj was found in a courtyard outside a residence, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri. Semaj had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe Semaj was shot inside an apartment after a dispute. The shooting is not believed to be related to gang activity and the motive remains unclear. Detectives are looking for additional witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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