Pickett was fatally shot about 1:40 a.m. while attending a party, said Los Angeles Police Officer Gregory Baek. Detectives believe the shooting was gang-related.
His body was recovered near 103rd and Lou Dillon Avenue, about four blocks east of where the shooting is believed to have taken place.
-- Corina Knoll
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Pickett's killing was one of five shootings Sunday in Los Angeles. They left one man dead and four hospitalized, two in critical condition.
The Times' Corina Knoll has details about the other shootings on L.A. Now. Read "Several shootings overnight leave one dead."
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