Chontel Johnson, 36
Chontel Johnson, a 36-year-old black man, was fatally shot at 9902 S. Broadway in South L.A. about 9:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28. According to LAPD South Bureau detectives, an unknown number of assailants fired several shots into a clothing store. Johnson, who was the store owner, was shot dead, and two other people were injured.
Paramedics declared Johnson dead at the scene. The two other people inside the store were taken to a hospital, where they were listed in stable condition. The shooting is related to ongoing gang violence in the area.