Los Angeles police asked for the public’s help Monday in finding a 38-year-old man described as a person of interest in the fatal shooting of another man outside a South L.A. home.
The shooting took place about 2:30 p.m. Saturday near a home in the 400 block of East 41st Street, in the Historic South-Central area.
The victim, identified as Glen Troy Jones, 42, was with friends when he and the shooter got into a “verbal dispute,” according to a Los Angeles Police Department news release.
The gunman pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and fired multiple rounds. Jones was pronounced dead on scene.
Ishmell Augustus Sasso, a 38-year-old black man, is being sought as a person of interest. He is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall and 165 pounds.
Anyone with information is asked to call Newton Homicide detectives Ahn or Alcaraz at 323-846-6556. Anonymous tips can be left at 800-222-8477 or lacrimestoppers.org.