(L.A.) Loren Ryan, 74, Died in a Parking Lot

Case Number: 2024-06385

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 74-year-old Black male that occurred in a parking lot.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Loren Ryan.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound of Abdomen

RIP LOREN ALMANDO RYAN (November 10, 1949 – April 16, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Tuesday at 10:02 p.m.

The decedent was killed while playing dominoes with other elderly men in the Gramercy Park neighborhood of South L.A.

LAPD first received a call about a shooting at 10:25 p.m. at a makeshift game room near Denker and Manchester Avenues.