A story for every victim

Alan Charles Snipes, 42

Alan Charles Snipes, a 42-year-old Black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Aug. 4, in the 1400 block of West 113th Street in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner's records.

About 7:43 a.m., deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a gunshot victim and found Snipes, according to a news release from the department.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators didn’t say what led to the shooting and didn’t release any suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

Do you have information to share about the life of Alan Charles Snipes ? The Homicide Report needs your help. Please fill out this form or e-mail us at homicidereport@latimes.com.

Share a memory or thought about Alan Charles Snipes

Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions:

Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.