Edmond Jerome Woods, 44
Edmond Jerome Woods, a 44-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, Aug. 16, in the 700 block of West 82nd Street in Vermont Knolls, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 12:20 a.m., Woods was standing alone in the street when a person shot him multiple times, LAPD Det. Chris Barling said. It’s unknown whether the gunman ran away on foot or fled in a vehicle. Detectives are looking for witnesses.
Woods was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:50 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.