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Gramercy Park: Darren Way, 21

September 25, 2009 | 11:25 pm

The location where Darren Way was shot. Click for the Gramercy Park Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.

Darren Way, a 21-year-old black man, died on Sunday, Sept 20, after he was shot in the 10000 block of South Hobart Avenue in Gramercy Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.

Way, of Palmdale, was walking with his girlfriend when a car pulled up next to them and someone asked him: "Where are you from?" said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office. The assailant then shot Way several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:01 p.m., Winter said.

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Map: The location where Darren Way was shot. Click for the Gramercy Park Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.


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R.I.P. Darren WE LOVE AND MISS YU... YOU'LL NEVER BE FOREGOTTEN!!!

Dang....didnt a boy just get shot at the dang store next to the mc donalds...right at the place of this shooting?...man...LAPD gonna bring out the Helicopter and and tell the lowriders to leave the parking lot of the mc donalds and other business that we visit and use on sunday nights on Western and Slauson ave....---they got the nerve to tell us to move...but they cant get one of these little shooters off the street...........Man...Mr Way....Some body should have told you YOU DO NOT.....DO NOT walk down any street in LA>...NEVER NEVER NEVER...South LA......North Central West East...you cant do it...cus a little gang banger gonna do what just happen to you...man...they gonna kill you in front of your lady

RIP you were areally nice kid.you will be missed.

Hey essay! you need to that kind of attitude on the streets no one deserves to be gunned down on the streets,



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