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Marquette Byron Carter, 28

Marquette Bryon Carter, a 28-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, June 24, in the 4800 block of South Western Avenue in Vermont Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Carter and Monique Brittanyann Campbell, 21, were sitting in a black Hyundai shortly before 11 p.m. when a light-colored sedan pulled up next to them and multiple shots were fired, said Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling.

Carter was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:25 p.m., said Ed Winter, a coroner’s spokesman. Campbell died at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-1383. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Veronica Rocha

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