Jesse Andrew Lynn, 56
Jesse Andrew Lynn, a 56-year-old black man, was fatally shot Sunday, Sept. 2, in the 600 block of West Venice Way in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Lynn, a resident of the South Los Angeles community of Gramercy Park, was visiting his girlfriend in her apartment when he was shot by another man about 3 a.m., according to Inglewood Police Capt. Mark Fried and a news release from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Police arrested a suspect, Maurice Ledon Marshall, 41, at an Inglewood motel on Sept. 5 on suspicion of murder, according to an Inglewood Police Department news release.
Lynn was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:15 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the head.
Marshall and Lynn were dating the same woman, Fried said in an email, but investigators don’t think they knew each other before that evening. Fried said investigators are still trying to determine the motive for the shooting.
On Sept. 7, Marshall was charged with murder, possession for sale of heroin and possession for sale of methamphetamine, with allegations that he used a handgun in the slaying, according to the district attorney’s office.
Marshall’s arraignment was continued to Sept. 25 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court Inglewood Branch. Bail has been set at more than $3 million, according to the office.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Inglewood Police Det. Michael Han at (310) 412-5246. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers (800) 222-8477.