The man killed in a shooting in an upscale downtown Los Angeles apartment building was a resident of Boston, Massachusetts, authorities said Sunday.
He was Wesley Drakes, 42, coroner’s Lt. Nani Cholakians said.
Police responded at 6:50 p.m. Thursday to a report of a shooting in the 700 block of West Ninth Street, near Flower Street, where the victim was located in an elevator in the lobby of the building and pronounced dead, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
Suspect information was not available, police said.
Multiple broadcast reports identified the building as the Watermarke Tower, located at 705 W. Ninth St.
Monthly rents at the Watermarke range from about $2,800 to more than $14,600, according to the building’s website.
Some residents who were evacuated from their apartments during the police investigation were allowed to return after midnight.
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