Roberto Fuentes, a 31-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, March 24, in the 600 block of Island Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 1:30 a.m., Fuentes was sitting in a parking lot in a Nissan Altima with another person when someone walked up and shot into the car, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dawna Killingsworth.
Fuentes was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:51 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The other person in the car was not injured.
Police say it's unclear why Fuentes, who lived in the area, was shot.
Anyone with information is asked to call Killingsworth at (310) 726-7879. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.