A homeless man and double amputee shot outside a McDonald's in South LA's Westmont neighborhood has died, police said Monday.
The unidentified man, who was around 75 years old, was shot in the head about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday while he was sleeping in his wheelchair outside a South Los Angeles McDonald's near Western Avenue and West Century Boulevard.
He was taken to a hospital in critical condition, and he died Sunday, the LAPD said. Information on his identity was not immediately available.
A woman who he may have known him fired the gun and a second woman drove a getaway car.
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After the shooting, community leaders put out plea for justice.
"This man was homeless," said Najee Ali of Project Islamic H.O.P.E. "He had no family. Well, today he has a family. The family is us."
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A news conference was planned Monday afternoon at the crime scene by community activists, who are seeking the public's help to solve the crime.