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Joshua Eugene Cooper, 27

Joshua Cooper, a 27-year-old white man, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, a day after he was shot near 92nd Street and Compton Avenue in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Officers responded to a call regarding an assault with a deadly weapon about 1:55 p.m. When they arrived, they found Cooper shot, said LAPD officials.

The victim was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood where he died the next day. According to coroner's records, Cooper died from a gunshot wound to the head.

Detectives said they do not have a description of the shooter and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the death of Joshua Cooper or the identity of the shooter is asked to contact the LAPD Criminal Gang and Homicide division at (213) 485-4341. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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