Westlake: Jerome Downs, 21
Jerome Downs, a 21-year-old black man, died Sunday Sept. 6 after he was shot at 4th Street and Boylston Street in Westlake, authorities said.
Downs and another man were sitting in a vehicle when someone walked up to their car and shot them both in the torso, said Officer Sara Faden of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Both men were taken to a hospital – the other man, who was not identified, survived his injuries.
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Map: The location of Jerome Downs' shooting. Click for Westlake's Mapping L.A. page, which compiles demographic information about the neighborhood.