Samuel James, 28, was fatally shot earlier today around 1:20 a.m. on the 4700 block of Vermont Avenue. (See map after the jump)
James was shot near a pay phone by an unknown gunman on foot, according to Officer April Harding of LAPD Media Relations. He died at the scene.
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact 77th Division homicide detectives at (213) 485-1383.
With reporting from the City News Service