Man found fatally wounded in the backyard of a home in Inglewood identified

A man who was found fatally wounded in the backyard of a home in Inglewood morning was identified on Tuesday, police said.

Around 1:53 a.m. Friday, Inglewood Police officers were dispatched to reports of a shooting victim near Manchester Boulevard and Ash Avenue.

Responding officers checked the area and discovered the adult male victim lying on the ground in the backyard of a home in the 100 Block of S. Ash Avenue, suffering from gunshot wounds.

Paramedics with the LA County Fire Department transported the man to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He was later identified as 23-year-old Adrian Johnson.

Investigators are still working to determine a motive for the shooting.

No suspect description was available.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting was asked to call the Inglewood Police Homicide Detectives at 310-412-5240, or the 24-hour anonymous hotline number, 888-412-7463.