A man fatally shot in an unincorporated area near South Los Angeles was publicly identified Saturday.

Jerome Jay Griffin was 39, said coroner’s Lt. Nani Cholakians. No city of residence was available.

The shooting occurred about 6:10 p.m. Friday in the 1000 block of West 111th Street, near Vermont Avenue, according to Deputy Erin Liu of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Information about a suspect was not released.

Authorities encouraged anyone with information about the shooting to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those wishing to report anonymously can call 800-222-TIPS.

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