Man Killed In Leimert Park Identified As Darcell Anthony Cook, 30

Leimert Park, Los Angeles–Police are searching for three suspects who they say opened fire on a man in Leimert Park early Sunday morning.

The shooting occurred around 1:00 a.m. Sunday near 43rd Place and Crenshaw
Boulevard.

Police say the suspects approached the victim and shot him for unknown reasons and then fled the scene.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Darcell Anthony Cook.

No further information is available at this time.

Via KTLA 5:

He was shot multiple times after three people approached him, Gonzalez said. The L.A. Fire Department responded to the scene and pronounced him dead.

Footage from the scene showed officers assessing a silver sedan with its driver-side window shattered. What appeared to be the victim’s body lay covered in cloth in a parking lot, video showed.

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