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Jeremy Howard, 20

Jeremy Howard (2007-05-26)

Jeremy Howard, 20, a black man, was shot in the back in the 6600 block of Myrrh Street in Paramount, and died at 9:18 p.m. Saturday, May 26.

He had attended a prom or pre-graduation party thrown by two sisters in the 6600 block of Myrrh Street in Paramount on Saturday evening at about 8 p.m. Howard had quarreled with some people at the party, and opted to walk away. He was leaving when the suspects, described as 18- to 20-year-old black young men, got in their car and drove past him as he moved toward his car, firing multiple shots at him. He was struck and killed. The assailants fled in what may have been an older-style Honda. Anyone with any tips or information is asked to call investigators at (323) 890-5500.

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