Three men have been charged with murder in a March 8 beating and stabbing that killed a 22-year-old San Gabriel man.
Israel Ramirez-Perez was standing in the driveway of a small apartment building talking to a friend about 10:45 p.m. when a car pulled up beside them, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
Witnesses told authorities that four men got out of the car and began to beat Ramirez-Perez and his friend, Mendoza said.
The friend survived the beating, but the attackers also stabbed Ramirez-Perez in the abdomen and he was pronounced dead at the scene at 11 p.m.
Investigators believe the four men targeted Ramirez-Perez because “they didn’t like him,” Mendoza said.
“They lived in the same neighborhood, they’d had arguments in the past and they targeted him because of that," Mendoza said.
Three of the suspected attackers, all ...