Yves Calvin Stone, a 41-year-old black man, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, after he was shot in the 44000 block of Gingham Avenue in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Stone was a guest at the home where he was shot, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Marc Boskovich.
About 11 p.m. Aug. 22, deputies were called about gunshots at a party at the house, Boskovich said.
Investigators found a trail of blood from the frontyard to the backyard, where Stone was lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.
He was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:53 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
It’s unclear if Stone was shot in the frontyard and walked to the back or if the blood came from someone else, Boskovich said.
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Christopher Corey Serrano, a 26-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Sunday, Aug. 21, in the 100 block of South Gless Street in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 8:30 p.m., officers in the LAPD’s Hollenbeck Division received a call of a shooting and found Serrano in the street with gunshot wound, said LAPD Det. Jose Ramirez.
Ramirez said there was evidence of rival gang graffiti in the area, which may have led to a confrontation.
“Exactly what he was doing, we don’t know,” Ramirez said of Serrano.
Police are looking for witnesses. It’s unclear whether a shooter fled on foot or in a vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 342-8969. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Gabriel De Le Torre, a 32-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Aug. 19, in the 2100 block of Broach Avenue in Duarte, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
De Le Torre was in his backyard with a few relatives and friends when his neighbor joined the group, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Eddie Hernandez.
The neighbor and his family live in a smaller house on the same lot, and they shared the backyard, Hernandez said.
Witnesses told investigators they aren't sure what sparked the neighbor's anger, but at some point "he felt disrespected," Hernandez said, and got a handgun from his house and began shooting.
De Le Torre was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:24 p.m. with gunshot wounds to the chest, according to coroner’s records. No one else was injured.
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Tatiana Alexandra Howard, a 48-year-old white woman, was shot and killed Sunday, Aug. 14, in the 100 block of Palos Verdes Boulevard in Redondo Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Howard, of San Bruno, Calif., was visiting her father, Robert Howard, 78, when the two got into a "family disagreement" around 9:15 p.m., said Torrance police spokesman Sgt. Paul Kranke
A niece and a cousin who were in the home at the time told investigators that the father pulled out a handgun and shot his daughter, Kranke said.
The other family members ran out of the apartment, Kranke said, and the niece ran to a neighbor who called the police.
When officers arrived, they saw Robert Howard standing outside, Kranke said. When he saw the officers, he went back inside his apartment and the officers heard another shot from inside.
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William Clay Settle, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 1700 block of East Avenue J-4 in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies found Settle lying on a walkway outside some apartments about 1:30 a.m. after they received a call about gunshots in the area, said Lt. Steve Jauch.
Settle was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:35 a.m. with multiple gunshot wounds, according to coroner’s records.
Jauch said Settle lived in another part of Lancaster, and investigators don’t know why he was at the apartment complex or what he was doing prior to the shooting,
Nobody has reported seeing the shooting, Jauch said, and investigators have no description of the gunman.
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Fernando Zamorano, a 33-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 6000 block of East Olympic Boulevard in East Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Zamorano was standing in the parking lot of Lito’s Corkroom around 1 a.m. when two Latinos walked by on the sidewalk, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch.
Coroner’s records said Zamorano asked the men where they were from, but Jauch said he couldn’t confirm any conversation.
“We just know that two male Hispanics walked by him heading east and one of them produced a handgun and opened fire,” Jauch said.
Witnesses told investigators that the men were last seen running north through the parking lot and out of view, Jauch said.
Zamorano was pronounced dead at the scene with a gunshot wound at 1:15 a ...
Kenyada Thornton, a 27-year-old black man, was fatally shot Saturday, Aug. 13, in the 3300 block of West 63rd Street in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:45 a.m., a man pulled up to where Thornton was standing, got out of a car and the two got into an argument, said LAPD Det. Chris Barling.
The man then pulled out a gun and shot Thornton. The person, described only as a black man, got into a dark sedan, which fled south on Crenshaw Boulevard, Barling said.
Thornton was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:14 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call the the LAPD's Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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Dalby Perez, a 24-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Thursday, Aug. 11, at Alvarado Terrace Park near West 14th and South Bonnie Brae streets in Pico-Union, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 10:30 p.m., Perez and another man were hanging out at the park when a white sedan pulled up, said Los Angeles Police Det. Ray Martinez. A man opened fire from the front passenger side of the car, striking Perez. The other man was not injured.
Perez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:52 p.m. according to coroner’s records.
The vehicle drove northbound on South Bonnie Brae Street and onto West Pico Boulevard, Martinez said.
Police are still trying to determine why Perez was shot. Perez was not a documented gang member, but the incident is believed to be related to gang activity.
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