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Ricky Jennings, 18

Ricky Jennings, an 18-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Feb. 25, near Platt Avenue and Spruce Street in Lynwood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Sheriff's deputies were notified that a man had been shot about 3 p.m.

When officials arrived, they found Jennings injured. Paramedics were called, and he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Coroner's records show Jennings suffered a gunshot wound to the torso.

Authorities did not release any additional information about the incident.

Anyone with details about the shooting or the identity of the assailant is asked to contact the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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