John Charles Williams, a 38-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Dec. 1, in the 8900 block of South Figueroa Street in Vermont Vista, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner’s records.
About 9 p.m., Williams was riding his bike north on South Figueroa approaching West 89th Street when a vehicle approached and a person inside began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.
The vehicle continued north, police said.
Williams was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:12 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police are looking for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5111. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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