A modest memorial for a man shot and killed on Saturday sits at the intersection of 81st and Hoover streets in South L.A. on Monday.

(Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)By NICOLE SANTA CRUZ, KATE MATHER AND JAVIER PANZAR contact the reporters Crime Gang Activity Homicide Instagram July 27 2015

The photographs went online earlier this month after a 27-year-old man was gunned down in South Los Angeles. One showed a man flashing a chrome handgun from his jacket pocket. In another, a young man held a pistol in each hand.

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