Derrick Abernathy, 20

Los Angeles, California
January 08, 2011

Agencies: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department California LASD

Cause of death: Not Yet Known

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Derrick Abernathy, a 20-year-old black man, was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy Saturday, Jan. 8, in the 8000 block of Wadsworth Avenue in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

The shooting occurred early Saturday and is under investigation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement.

Abernathy was pronounced dead at the scene. No deputies were injured.