Lavon Allen Wright Jr., a 43-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the 10300 block of South Compton Avenue in Watts, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
At about 12:50 p.m., Wright was a passenger in a Jeep traveling south on South Compton Avenue when a silver sedan pulled up and a person inside fired into the Jeep, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.
Wright was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:08 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Police said the incident was not related to road rage, but the result of a longstanding dispute. Police declined to go into more detail about the dispute.
George Deon Murphy, a 46-year-old black man, was arrested and charged with one count of murder and attempted murder with allegations that he used a handgun and discharged a firearm from a ...
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