Man killed outside bank in Paramount identified

The Coroner's Office has identified the man shot to death Friday outside a bank in Paramount as 38-year-old Abd Alla Thabet.

Thabet was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting that occurred just before 11 a.m. Friday in the 15900 block of Paramount Boulevard.

It's believed the shooting happened as Thabet struggled with two men during a robbery but authorities have not confirmed that at this time.

Witnesses familiar with the victim say Thabet was a well-known area businessman who frequently used the Bank of America at Paramount Boulevard.

Homicide detectives ask anyone with information on this killing to call them at 323-890-5500.