Jerriell M. Wilborn, Sulema Wilborn, L.A. Homicide No.'s 169,170: Couple Gunned Down in South Los Angeles
A man and a woman were fatally shot in a vehicle August 4 have been identified by the Los Angeles County Coroner. According to police, Jerriell M. Wilborn, 49, and his wife Sulema Wilborn, 51, were shot around 3:30 am West Slauson Avenue and Main Street near the Harbor Freeway. The couple was driving a gray Chrysler 300, which crashed into a pole on Slauson Avenue. Investigators believe the shooter or shooters
fired from another car. Wilborn died at the scene. His wife was taken to a nearby hospital where she died. According to media reports, police discovered some papers near the driver's door. One of the papers was a Biblical quote that read:
``No weapon formed
against me shall prosper. Isaiah ... '' So far no on has been arrested. Anyone with
information about the shooting should contact LAPD's Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556.
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