Aaron Gray Choice, a 19-year-old black man, was shot and killed Wednesday, April 20, in the 2000 block of West 35th Street in Exposition Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:20 p.m., Choice was crossing the street when he was approached by a gunman, said Los Angeles police Det. Dave Garrido. The person confronted Choice over gang affiliation, then fired multiple rounds.
Choice was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:39 p.m.
Davon McConnell, a 20-year-old black man, was fatally stabbed Wednesday, April 20, in the 900 block of South Elden Avenue in Westlake, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 1 a.m., officers were called to an apartment regarding a dispute, said Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke. McConnell had come over to visit and began fighting with a woman. The woman claimed that McConnell attacked her, and she said she defended herself by stabbing him with a knife, Radtke said.
McConnell was stabbed as many as seven times, in a “very, very disturbing scene,” Radtke said.
“Although she claims it’s self defense, there were significant stab wounds,” he said.
McConnell and the woman have a child who was inside the home when the stabbing occurred.
Taylor Bagnerise, a 22-year black woman, was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said. Bagnerise was charged with one count ...
Justin Vaesna Uy, an 18-year-old Asian man, died Wednesday, April 20, after he was shot at the corner of East 228th Street and Dolores Street in Carson, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Uy, a star volleyball player about to graduate from Carson High School, left his house on April 12 to meet a friend near his home, which in front of Dolores Street Elementary School, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
When the friend arrived about 12:20 a.m., he found Uy lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds.
Uy was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He was pronounced dead eight days later at 10:45 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
No witnesses have come forward, Mendoza said, and investigators have no information about the shooting or the motive.
Uy "had no gang affiliation ...
Baby Kirkendall-Sosa, a person, died Wednesday, April 20.
Dominick Gonzales, a 38-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, April 19, in the 13100 block of Valley Boulevard in Bassett, an unincorporated community in the San Gabriel Valley, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The shooting occurred at the El Jalisco Café, where Gonzales and three other men were having dinner, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
The four men appeared to have a normal meal, according to witnesses, and had just walked outside near a patio of diners when gunfire erupted, Mendoza said.
“We know there were at least two shooters in that group,” Mendoza said, “but as soon as the shooting started, everybody put their heads down, so we haven’t been able to confirm who was shooting.”
Investigators are hoping that film from nearby surveillance cameras will help them identify the shooters, Mendoza said. A taco truck in ...
Rodin Flores Ulloa, a 29-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, April 19, in the 700 block of East 87th Street in Green Meadows, according to police and coroner’s records.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m., Ulloa drove to the area in a truck to pick up a 29-year-old man. While he was there, he got into a dispute with another man outside, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido. The neighbor got a weapon and shot Flores and the other man, Garrido said.
The shooting was the result of a “long-standing neighbor dispute,” he said.
The 29-year-old is expected to survive. Ulloa was pronounced dead at the scene.
Juan Rodriguez, a 47-year-old Latino, was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.
Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to one count of murder and one count of attempted murder, according to a spokeswoman from the Los Angeles County district attorney ...
Two alleged gang members pleaded not guilty last week to killing a 19-year-old woman and her teenage friend whose bodies were found in a Montecito Heights park last year.
Jose Antonio Echeverria, 18, and Dallas Stone Pineda, 17, who is being prosecuted as an adult, are charged with two gang-motivated murders in the killings of 17-year-old Briana Gallegos and her friend, Gabriela Calzada, 19.
Their bodies were found near a hiking trail at Ernest E. Debs Regional Park on Oct. 28.
Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck said the women were killed in a “horrific scene.” One victim was shot, he said. Both were bludgeoned, but he declined to say with what.
The district attorney's complaint said Echeverria used a rifle to kill Calzada.
“These victims were brutally murdered,” Beck said at a news conference announcing the men’s arrests in February. “They were known to the suspects ...
Delhaun Cordell Jackson, a 19-year-old black man, was shot and killed Monday, April 18, in the 1200 block of East 17th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Police responded to a call of shots fired at 8:43 p.m. in the area and found four wounded men, said Long Beach Police Sgt. Megan Zabel.
Jackson was pronounced dead at 8:54 p.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.
Family members told KTLA that Jackson was the father of a 1-year-old boy. The three other men were taken to hospitals, one in critical condition and two in stable condition.
The shooter remains at large and investigators are unsure if the shooting was gang-related. “Honestly, I don’t know what the motive is,” Zabel said. “We really don’t know what happened.”
Anyone with information is asked to call the Long ...
Baby Boy Olguin, a person, died Saturday, April 16, after being shot.
Saul Rodriguez, a 20-year-old Latino, was beaten and stabbed Thursday, April 14, near Dronfield Avenue and Astoria Street in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 3 p.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call regarding a victim of assault, according to a news release from the department. Officers found Rodriguez with several stab wounds.
Investigators determined that Rodriguez was walking his cousin home from school when he was confronted by multiple people who jumped out of a vehicle and began to beat and stab him, LAPD Det. Dave Peteque said.
The assailants then ran to the vehicle. Paramedics took Rodriguez to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
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Robert Goins, a 46-year-old black man, died Friday, April 15, after he was stabbed in the 3400 block of North Pacific Place in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Goins was with another man on the Metro Blue Line platform about 2:14 a.m. when the two got into an argument, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Cotter.
His companion pulled a knife and began stabbing Goins multiple times, Cotter said. Deputies from the Transit Policing Division encountered the men during the attack, he said, as Goins was lying on the platform.
Goin's attacker also stabbed himself in the chest, Cotter said. When the deputies ordered him to drop his weapon, the man fled from the station still holding the knife, Cotter said.
The deputies tried to help Goins but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:39 a ...