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Coroner names 2 men killed in weekend San Pedro park shooting

SAN PEDRO — Two men who were killed at a San Pedro park in a shooting that left six other people injured were identified Wednesday.

Tashman Williams, 31, of Compton, and Carlyle Phillips, 29, of Cypress, were killed in the shooting that occurred at 3:50 p.m. Sunday at Peck Park, 560 Western Ave.

Paramedics took another man and four women to hospitals following the shooting. Another injured man was taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, police said. All six survivors were hospitalized and police said they were stable.

The LAPD went on a citywide tactical alert after the shooting. The entire park was being treated as a crime scene and was closed for the investigation.

As many as 500 people were believed to be at the park at the time.

No arrests had been announced as of Wednesday afternoon.

During a community meeting Tuesday, police said the shooting stemmed from an altercation involving individuals and was not an incident of gang-on-gang violence.

Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call LAPD’s South Bureau Homicide Division at 323-786-5113; 877-LAPD-247; or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Tipsters may also use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org

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