Posted Aug. 8, 2011, 3:02 p.m.
Rigoberto Espinosa, a 27-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, July 30, in the 1200 block of Queen Anne Place in Mid-Wilshire, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Officers responded to a call of a shooting about 7:45 p.m., according to an LAPD news release.
When authorities arrived, they found Espinosa on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the back, officials said. Paramedics were called, but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
During the investigation, detectives learned that Espinosa and two friends had gotten into a confrontation with a person. After the fight, the person pulled out a gun and shot Espinosa.
Police have not released a description of the shooter.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Wilshire area homicide detectives at (213) 473-0446. Tipsters who'd like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800)-222-8477.
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