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ID in Hyde Park shooting


Authorities late last week identified a man who was shot and killed at a Arco gas station in the Hyde Park section of South Los Angeles.

Dermelle Davenport, 51, of Inglewood, died at the scene of the crime, which occurred about 7:20 p.m. June 1 at Florence Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, according to the coroner’s office and the Los Angeles Police Department.

Sources informed Our Weekly that Davenport may have been followed after winning money at a local casino.

No arrests were reported, police said.