See also: Just 10 minutes and five miles away, 14-year-old Unique Russell likewise fell victim to gunfire amid the celebration.
Update: Morehouse College, one of about 100 "historically black colleges and universities" around the country, confirms that Tillet was a graduate. Read the college's full ... More >>
Much like Oscar Duncan, the Venice youth pastor and anti-gang worker ironically killed by gang members last month, 24-year-old Hawthorne resident Dennis Tillet was the last guy anybody would have expected to fall victim to L.A. street fire.
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