(L.A.) Demetrius Sauls, 33, Died in a Parking Lot

Case Number: 2024-08604

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 33-year-old Black male that occurred in the Hyde Park area.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Demetrius Sauls.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wounds

RIP DEMETRIUS SAULS (March 17, 1991 – May 28, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 9:56 p.m.

The decedent was killed in a shooting in the Hyde Park area that authorities say was gang-related.

LAPD officers from 77th Division had been called to 63rd Street and Crenshaw Boulevard at around 9:30 p.m for a fight among several people. During the altercation, the victim entered the apartment of the suspect, a 22-year-old man, who then shot the victim.

L.A. Fire Department pronounced him dead in the building’s parking lot. Police took the shooter into custody at the scene.