(L.A.) Fred Williams, 25, Died After Being Shot by Deputy

Case Number: 2020-09706

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 25-year-old Black male that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Fred Williams.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of Back

RIP FRED WILLIAMS (February 11, 1995 – October 16, 2020)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Friday at 6:05 p.m.

The decedent was fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy at 2268 East 121st Street, Compton, California 90222.

An inquest into the death was conducted by retired justice Candace Cooper who was appointed by the Medical Examiner – Coroner.