Robert Bruce Leflore, 46
Robert Bruce Leflore, a 46-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday at 2820 East Alondra Boulevard in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Leflore was making a purchase at a convenience store at about 10:15 p.m., when another man walked in, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Eddie Hernandez.
The man, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, pulled out a handgun and began shooting Leflore in the back, Hernandez said.
"There was no conversation," Hernandez said. "He just walks up to the victim at the counter and fires multiple times."
Leflore, a resident of Compton, was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:44 p.m. No other injuries were reported.
The shooter was last seen running west from the store and then south on Washington Avenue, Hernandez said.
Surveillance cameras at the store show a person in a black hooded sweatshirt and light-colored pants, but the photos don't show the killer's face, Hernandez said. Witnesses were unable to provide any description of the shooter.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.