Jacob Anthony Valencia Jr., a 37-year-old white man, was shot and killed Wednesday, July 15, in the 15000 block of Stagg Street in Van Nuys, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The incident began about 9 p.m. near Stagg and Burnett streets, when Valencia, who was on foot, got into an argument with his former girlfriend and another man in a car, said Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Jim Gavin.
Witnesses said they saw shots fired from inside the car, and Valencia turned and ran west on Stagg, toward Sepulveda Boulevard, with the man chasing after him, Gavin said. The woman, who was driving, allegedly followed in the car, described as a white Dodge Neon.
The men got into a fight in a parking lot a block or two from Sepulveda, wrestling on the ground, Gavin said. Valencia was on top of the man ...
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