Mickey Cooper, the younger brother of American basketball coach and Lakers legend has been shot and killed in Pasadena park.
Mickey Cooper was 64-years old.
The Coopers grew up in the Pasadena area and Michael recalls playing basketball at that park with his brother when they were kids.
According to abc7, the incident was reported around 4 a.m. Saturday at Washington Park.
Pasadena police say officers responded to the park, in the 700 block of West Washington Boulevard, when the department’s SpotShotter system detected gunfire in the area.
When officers got to the park they found a man who was unresponsive and suffering from gunshot wounds.
Micky was pronounced dead at the scene.
Information about a possible motive and suspect is still under investigation.