Lakeisha Glendora Lynall, 32
Lakeisha Glendora Lynall, a 32-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Wednesday, March 25 in the 1000 block of West 105th Street in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 1:15 a.m., Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies responded to the area and found Lynall in an alley with a gunshot wound, according to a news release from the department.
Lynall was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:25 a.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.
Deputies put a suspect description out on the radio and about 20 minutes later, found a man matching the description in an alley near the 1000 block of South Vermont Avenue , Lt. Victor Lewandowski said.
The man, later identified as Victor Daniel Terrazas, a 28-year-old Latino, fired at deputies, who returned fire.
Deputies recovered a shotgun at the scene, which is believed to have been the weapon used to kill Lynall and was fired at deputies.
Lewandowski said that Lynall and Terrazas had been in a relationship for about four years but did not have any children.
“There was a conversation before the shooting, but we don’t know what that was,” he said. “We don’t know what sparked the violence.”
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
FOR THE RECORD: Lynall was previously identified as a black woman. She is Latina.