Marquis Jeffrey Wylie-Hollis, a 35-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, Sept. 9, in the 6000 block of 7th Avenue in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 3:20 a.m., Wylie-Hollis was sleeping inside a home when one or more people approached and shot inside, said Los Angeles police Det. David Dilkes.
Wylie-Hollis was struck multiple times, police said.
Wylie-Hollis was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:11 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police are still investigating how the shooter or shooters fled and if a vehicle was involved. Detectives are seeking witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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