Lynwood man charged with killing woman in Montrose

A Lynwood man was charged Aug. 22 in the killing of a 67-year-old woman in Montrose, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. 

Devon Terrell White, 20, was charged with one count of murder in the death of Hye Soon Oh, as well as one count each of robbery and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He also faces gang allegations. 

White is scheduled to return to court Sept. 6 for an arraignment hearing.

Glendale police responded about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 after a report of gunfire in the area. Officers found Oh on the ground near a vehicle in the open carport area of an apartment complex, said Sgt. Robert William, a department spokeswoman. She was taken to a hospital where she died at 9:40 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Glendale detectives identified White as the gunman based on forensic evidence from the scene, officials said. He was arrested Aug. 17.

Police are still investigating to determine whether anyone else was involved in the killing.

Anyone who may have information about the investigation is asked to call the Glendale Police Department at 818-548-4991. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @jeromercampbell and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

A Lynwood man was charged Aug. 22 in the killing of a 67-year-old woman in Montrose, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. 

Devon Terrell White, 20, was charged with one count of murder in the death of Hye Soon Oh, as well as one count each of robbery and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He also faces gang allegations. 

White is scheduled to return to court Sept. 6 for an arraignment hearing.

Glendale police responded about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 after a report of gunfire in the area. Officers found Oh on the ground near a vehicle in the open carport area of an apartment complex, said Sgt. Robert William, a department spokeswoman. She was taken to a hospital where she died at 9:40 p.m., according to coroner's records.

Glendale detectives identified White as the gunman based on forensic evidence from the scene, officials said. He was arrested Aug. 17.

Police are still investigating to determine whether anyone else was involved in the killing.

Anyone who may have information about the investigation is asked to call the Glendale Police Department at 818-548-4991. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @jeromercampbell and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

from http://homicide.latimes.com

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