1 fatally shot in Watts housing development

SOUTH LOS ANGELES At around 4:20 a.m., Ramond Juan Allen Sr. was walking inside the Jordan Downs Housing Development in Watts when he was approached by a man who shot him multiple times. Allen collapsed in the courtyard area near the 2030 block of East 101st Street.

The shooting suspect, who is only described as a black male, got into a white sedan and left the scene southbound on Grape Street from 102nd Street.

Allen was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his gunshot wounds.

Police are searching for the suspect and are asking for the public's help. If you have any information regarding this case, you're urged to call police at 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

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