Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 213, Victims Identified in South Los Angeles Shooting

The two men who were killed in an August 25 shooting at West 101st and South Main streets have been identified.

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Sixteen-year-old Robert Lee Nelson Jr. died in the Tuesday-night shooting that also claimed the life of Drayvon Lamont James, 29. According to police reports, the gunman walked up to the pair and opened fire just before 8:10 p.m. Both victims were shot in the head by an unknown black assailant. Police believe the fatal attack was gang-related. Anyone with information should call Southeast Division detectives at (213) 972-7828.