Michael Deon Hemphill III, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, April 12, in the 1300 block of East 111th Street in Watts, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 11:05 p.m., Hemphill was at a gathering with a group of people when numerous shots were fired, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.
Three people, including Hemphill, were injured. A vehicle may have been involved in the shooting, Kouri said.
Hemphill was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:29 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
The other two people are expected to survive.
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.