The coroner’s office Sunday identified the man who was fatally shot at Jesse Brewer Park near USC.
The victim was Allen Luther Thomas, 47, of Los Angeles.
A suspected gunman taken into custody following the shooting, which took place about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at the park, at Exposition Boulevard and Vermont Avenue, said Los Angeles Police Department Sgt. Carlton Brown, watch commander at the Southwest Division.
Thomas was treated at the scene and then taken to a hospital where he later died, Brown said.
A weapon was recovered at the scene, LAPD Officer Mike Lopez said.
Police did not release the name of the 18-year-old man who was taken into custody and it was not clear today if he was arrested and booked.
— City News Service