According to the coroner’s office, Azuma Bennett was thirty years old.
Deputies from Marina del ReyThe sheriff’s office was called at 9:45 am Friday to the 3800 block West Slauson Avenue, Crenshaw Boulevard and La Brea Avenue. They found Bennett lying in a doorway, with apparent gunshot wounds. Deputy Brenda Serna of Sheriff’s Information Bureau said that Bennett was now identified. He was declared dead at the scene.
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The suspect information was not available.
Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau (323-890-5500). Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-877 or online at lacrimestoppers.org.