Michael Randolph, 46
Died Jan. 31, 2011
Michael Randolph, a 46-year-old black man, was fatally shot Monday, Jan. 31, in the 200 block of West Imperial Highway in Broadway-Manchester, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
LAPD Criminal Gang & Homicide Det. Scott Smith said Randolph was shot while in his car about 8:20 p.m. The vehicle crashed into a liquor store and the owner notified police.
Paramedics arrived and Randolph was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. According to coroner's records, he was shot several times.
Investigators believe the shooting was a drive-by, however authorities do not have a description of the shooter or getaway vehicle. Smith said Randolph was a documented gang member and authorities believe the shooting was gang-related.
Anyone with information about the death of Michael Randolph is asked to contact Det. William Ritch or G. Bejar at (213) 485-4341. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
— Sarah Ardalani
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Updated: Feb. 25, 2011 at 3:44 p.m.