A 33-year-old father of two suffering from a gunshot wound stumbled into a liquor store and died Saturday in South Los Angeles in a possible gang-related shooting.
"A clerk at a liquor store heard a gunshot and saw the victim come in," said Officer Mike Lopez of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.
Police were notified about 11:30 a.m. of the shooting in the area of Vermont Avenue and 64th Street, Lopez said.
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The man was identified by the coroner's office as Charles Nevils of Los Angeles.
"I would like for the world to know he was a very, very, very good person," said his sister Valerie Nevils.
Added Quintivia Abner, his niece: "He was a good father. He was a good uncle. So for somebody to kill him like this out here in the street wasn't right. We need justice."
Police said they believe they found the murder weapon, a .22-caliber pistol, under a gray Infiniti car parked nearby.
City News Service contributed to this report.