Gunmen sought in suspected gang shooting in South LA

Police sought the public's help to identify the gunman or gunmen involved in a May 13 shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured in South Los Angeles.

Police identified the dead man as Clint Smith, 28. He was shot at 6:15 p.m. that night as he and a female friend were standing in a courtyard in the 6300 block of Brynhurst Avenue.

Smith was pronounced dead at the hospital from his injuries and the second victim, who was not identified, was treated at a hospital for a gunshot wound and later released.

Detectives say the shooting was gang related.

Police had no description of the culprits.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Criminal Gang Homicide Division, 77th Homicide Squad Detectives Dean Vinluan and David Ross at 213-485-1383.

During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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