(L.A.) Thomas Kornswiet, 16, Died by Homicide

Case Number: 2023-09153

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 16-year-old White/Caucasian male at Granada Hills Recreation Center.

The coroner’s office has identified the teenager as Thomas Kornswiet.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP THOMAS KORNSWIET (August 10, 2006 – July 19, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 11:25 p.m.

The decedent was fatally shot in at Petit Park in Granada Hills.

Los Angeles Police Department officers were called at 11:20 p.m. to Petit Avenue and Chatsworth Street regarding a “shots fired” call.

Upon their arrival officers found Kornswiet deceased at the scene. Police say the shooting might be gang-related.

According to the GoFundMe, the boy was the only child and son of Robert Kornswiet.

Granada Hills Branch Library is at 10640 Petit Avenue. Granada Hills, California 91344.