According to the Los Angeles Police Department, Anderson was involved in a fight with the suspect in the parking lot of Manchester Place, a strip mall. During the argument, the suspect pulled out a handgun and fired one round at Anderson, who attempted to run into a discount store. Anderson collapsed in the doorway of the store and was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Officer Jason Lee of the Los Angeles Police Department's media relations office, the suspect was described as a black man with salt and pepper hair, wearing a vertical stripped shirt and a white shirt. Authorities said he was seen running east through the parking area toward Figueroa Street.
Above: Homicide detectives from LAPD's 77th Street Division start to investigate the shooting. Almost an hour later, a car accident occurs around the corner from the crime scene. Bystanders watching detectives then run off to look at the car crash.