Brian De Loach, L.A. Homicide No. 81: Man Killed, Another Wounded in After-Hours Club Shooting in South Los Angeles
A man was gunned down and his friend was injured as they were entering an after-hours club in South Los Angeles April 10.
Brian De Loach, 37, died from a gunshot wound to the right flank.
According to police reports, De Loach and his friend were entering the "Route 66 Hot Spot" located at 2321 West 54th Street around 2 a.m. when a gunman fired five or six shots inside the doorway striking both of them.
De Loach died at the scene. His friend was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for a gun shot wound to the upper torso. He is expected to survive. Police said the victims were not gang members but believe the shooting was gang-related.
Anyone with information about the shooting should contact LAPD's 77th Division detectives at (213) 485-1385.
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