A 74-year-old man died tragically in the Gramercy Park neighbourhood of South Los Angeles.
A 74-year-old man died tragically in the Gramercy Park neighbourhood of South Los Angeles.

Elderly Man Fatally Shot While Playing in South Los Angeles


A 74-year-old man, identified as Loren Armando Ryan of Los Angeles, was tragically killed while playing dominoes with other elderly men in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles on Tuesday night.

Details of the Incident:

The shooting occurred at approximately 10:25 p.m. at a makeshift game room near Denker and Manchester Avenues. As per the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), a shooter approached the area and opened fire, resulting in the fatal injury of Loren Armando Ryan.

Community Reaction:

Warren Howell, a local business owner near the scene of the shooting, described the victim as a quiet person who was simply enjoying his time with others. Howell expressed sadness at the senseless violence, noting that the victim had been part of the regular gatherings at the game room on Tuesday and Friday nights.

Appeal for Information:

The LAPD, currently lacking suspect descriptions and a motive for the shooting, has urged the public to come forward with any information that may aid in identifying the gunman. The community’s cooperation is crucial in bringing justice to the victim and his family.

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