Los Angeles police are investigating the fatal shooting of a victim believed to be a teenage boy Thursday morning in Watts.
They responded about 8:45 a.m. to a fatal gunshot victim in the 9700 block of Antwerp Street in Watts, where they found a male suffering from a bullet wound, said LAPD Sgt. Joe Fleming.
The victim, preliminarily identified as a 16-year-old, was taken to a hospital, where he died. His name has not been released, as family members have yet to be notified.
Deon Deshawn Martin, a 16-year-old black male, died Thursday, Dec. 12, after being shot in Watts, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Dec. 12, 2013
9708 Antwerp St.