Bradley Kavika Hanaway, a 34-year-old white man, was found dead Monday, Jan. 14, in the 7100 block of Whitsett Avenue in Valley Glen, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a shooting at Whitsett Fields Park, according to a news release from the department.
Hanaway was discovered by paramedics with gunshot wounds in the parking lot and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:10 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Detectives said that Hanaway was a “known transient” who resided in the area.
LAPD Det. Dave Peteque said that Hanaway was in a park claimed by gang members.
“They shot him for no reason,” Peteque said of the suspects, adding that those who went inside the park were subject to violence and harassment.
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