Posted May 3, 2009, 2:44 p.m.
Victor Solis, a 24-year-old Latino, was shot Saturday, May 2, about 1:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of Pepper Avenue in Cypress Park, according to Los Angeles police.
Solis was a passenger in a vehicle, and someone approached the car, officials said.
"Words were exchanged and the suspect produced a handgun and opened fire," said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office.
Solis was taken to the hospital where he died Sunday, May 3, according to coroner's records.
[An earlier version of this post incorrectly said that Solis was shot the same day he died.]
Update: On Monday, May 11, Los Angeles police arrested Joshua Ricardo Galindez, an 18-year old Latino, in connection with Solis' killing. His arrest came a four days after police apprehended Adrian Martinez, a 21-year old Latino, also in connection with the shooting death of Solis.
"Both suspects were believed to ...
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