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A 19-year-old Los Angeles man died after being shot during a dispute at a local nightclub.
On Sunday, April 5, at about 1:05 a.m., at a club in the 5500 block of South Western Avenue, Damien Cordell White and the suspect became involved in a fight outside the club.Â During the struggle the suspect produced a handgun and shot White multiple times.
After being shot White got into his car and drove a short distance to a nearby gas station at Slauson Avenue and Western Avenue, where he collapsed.Â Los Angeles City Fire Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at 1:30 a.m.
Detectives do not have a suspect description or motive in this case.Â The handgun is still outstanding.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Detectives Kenneth White or Refugio Garza at (213) 485-1383.Â During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).Â Callers may also text "Crimes" with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with "LAPD."Â Tipsters may remain anonymous.