Bryan Donte Isrel, a 42-year-old black man, died on Tuesday, Feb. 11, after he was shot in the 1200 block of West 97th Street in the Westmont area of South Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
The shooting happened around 12:40 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9, after Isrel, a resident of Long Beach, parked his car and began walking with a companion to a friend's home, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Derrick Alfred.
Someone got out of a car across the street, ran toward the two with a gun and opened fire, striking Isrel in the head, Alfred said. Neighbors reported the gunfire and deputies found Isrel lying in a driveway.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead two days later at 1:45 p.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the head.
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