A black man fatally shot outside his residence on Thursday, October 14, has been identified as 47-year-old Douglas Collins. The shooting took place on the 600 block of West 117th Street in Vermont Vista at about 10:30 p.m., the Los Angeles Times reports.
LAPD Criminal Gang and Homicide Detective Scott Smith told the Times that Collins was seen on the sidewalk speaking to someone in a vehicle just before neighbors heard gunshots and called 911.
Collins was pronounced dead at the hospital an hour later.
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Police are still searching for suspects. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Detective Gerry Pantoja at (213) 485-4341.