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Mark Lewis, 27

Mark Lewis, a 27-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, March 26, in the 11000 block of Avalon Boulevard in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Lewis was pumping gas at a station about 8:45 p.m. when two unknown men walked up and asked, "Where you from?"

At that point, the men shot Lewis, authorities say.

Authorities were called, and the victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m. Coroner's records show Lewis suffered several gunshot wounds to his torso, arm and back.

Winter had no other information about the case.

Anyone with details about the killing is asked to contact the LAPD Criminal Gang & Homicide Division at (213) 485-1383. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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