Jenell Gamble-Kendrick, a 73-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Tuesday, Feb. 14, in the 1700 block of West 60th Street in Harvard Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
About 7 p.m., Gamble-Kendrick got into an argument with her husband, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.
The fight escalated, and Gamble-Kendrick began hitting her husband with her cane, Kouri said.
Her husband, identified by police as Carven Nathaniel Kendrick, became frustrated, went into the bedroom to retrieve his shotgun, then shot his wife in their living room, a few feet away from a bouquet of red roses, Kouri said.
Kendrick then walked to a relative’s home and told the relative that he had just shot his wife. He stayed at the scene until police arrived, Kouri said.
Gamble-Kendrick was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kendrick was charged Thursday with voluntary manslaughter with the allegation ...
Socorro Senen Munoz, a 28-year-old Latina, was stabbed to death Monday, Feb. 6, in the 16300 block of Doublegrove Street in Valinda, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Munoz was found unconscious inside her home about 8:34 p.m. after a neighbor noticed that her front door was open, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
The neighbor called 911, but paramedics were unable to revive Munoz. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:53 p.m. She had multiple stab wounds and blunt force injuries, according to coroner’s records.
Investigators learned that Munoz was married, “but her husband was nowhere to be seen,” Mendoza said. Deputies found her husband, Ricky Ramos, standing near his parked car in the 15500 block of Amar Road, about 3 miles east of his residence.
Ramos, a 32-year-old Latino, was arrested and ...
Christopher Ray Woods, a 23-year-old black man, was fatally shot Sunday, Feb. 12, in the 1100 block of East 10th Street in Long Beach, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
At about 3:30 a.m., Long Beach police were dispatched to a call about gunshots, according to a news release. They found Woods in a vehicle with gunshot wounds to the chest.
He was pronounced dead at 3:41 a.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information can call Long Beach police at (562) 570-7244. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Dereck Martinez, a 33-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, Feb. 13, in the 9300 block of Clovis Avenue in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 10 p.m., a group of people were hanging out in the frontyard of a home when an argument broke out, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nathan Kouri.
A man left, came back and opened fire into the group, striking Martinez, Kouri said. Martinez was pronounced dead at 10 p.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.
The gunman then fled in a black Corvette. Based on a vehicle description, a man was quickly apprehended and arrested on suspicion of murder.
Police identified the suspect as Raymond Alcala, a 34-year-old Latino. Alcala has been charged with one count of murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the Los Angeles ...
Gabriel Medina Mora, a 44-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Feb. 9, in the 2000 block of Bay Street downtown, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Mora was inside a light-colored Dodge Charger about 5:30 p.m. when he got into an argument with a person who occasionally worked for him at a produce business, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dan Gersna.
The other man, who was not inside the car, pulled out a gun and shot Mora, Gersna said. Police declined to say where the gunman was standing when he shot Mora.
Coroner’s records show that Mora crashed his vehicle after being shot and was pronounced dead at 5:45 p.m. at the scene.
The gunman fled and has not yet been found.
Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous ...
Gerardo Martin Vasquez, a 52-year-old Latino, was shot and killed by California Highway Patrol officers on Monday, Feb. 6, in the 3300 block of Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
CHP officers were called to the eastbound 10 Freeway near the Centinela Avenue exit about 12:20 a.m. regarding a man running on the freeway, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
The officers spotted a man -- later identified as Vasquez -- running near the center divider with a knife in his hand, Mendoza said. “It was like a folding knife in an open position, so all you could see was the blade,” he said.
The CHP halted traffic on the freeway, and Vasquez ran onto the embankment to Pico Boulevard, returned to the freeway and then ran back up on Pico to a walkway between two commercial buildings ...
Miguel Lizarraga, a 27-year-old Latino, was shot and killed on Monday, Feb. 6, in the 12900 block of Athol Street in Baldwin Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Lizarraga was walking near his home with two acquaintances about 9:46 p.m., when a dark sedan drove up and stopped beside them, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
Two men got out of the car and asked Lizarraga about his gang affiliation, Mendoza said.
Lizarraga’s companions ran in separate directions, Mendoza said, but Lizarraga was shot multiple times in the upper torso. The two shooters got back into the car and drove away.
One of Lizarraga's companions returned to the scene, Mendoza said.
Lizarraga was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:55 p.m.
The Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau is investigating the shooting for the ...