Adan Cabrera, a 32-year-old Latino, died Sunday, July 24, after he was shot in the 9400 block of Normandie Avenue in Westmont, according to authorities.
Cabrera was inside his apartment about 10:40 p.m. on July 23 when he was shot at his front door, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch.
When deputies arrived, Cabrera was in the living room with multiple gunshot wounds, Jauch said. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead the following day at 2:55 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Investigators don’t have information about suspects or motive, Jauch said. Cabrera lives in the apartment with roommates, and some were home at the time, he said, “but no information has been provided right now that helps.”
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Jeremiah Owings, a 42-year-old white man, was shot and killed on Thursday, July 21, in the 100 block of South Willow Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m., as Owings, a documented gang member, was hanging out with members of his gang in the rear parking lot of an apartment complex, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Rosson.
Investigators believe several members of a rival gang walked up to the group and began shooting, Rosson said.
Owings was struck multiple times by gunfire. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:13 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
No one else was injured in the shooting, Rosson said.
“We think this was probably retribution from a previous shooting that happened in Compton, in the rival gang’s neighborhood,” Rosson ...
DeAndre Dercell Hughes, a 30-year-old black man, was shot and killed Sunday, July 17, in the 900 block of East 120th Street in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 7:30 p.m., Hughes was in standing in a frontyard with another person when two others approached from the street and began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nate Kouri.
People in the area came outside to help Hughes, who was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:53 p.m., authorities said.
Detectives believe the assailants got into a white sedan. Police believe that Hughes was not the intended target in the shooting.
For the past eight years, Hughes worked at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as an environmental services technician, cleaning patient rooms and taking out the trash.
Hughes woke up each morning about 4 a.m. to be at ...
Raymond Lee Arnold, a 31-year-old black man, was shot and killed Saturday, July 16, in the 12800 block of Crenshaw Boulevard in Hawthorne, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Arnold was inside a barber shop called Updeh Cutz about 4 p.m. when he got into a confrontation with at least two other men in the shop in a strip mall at Crenshaw Boulevard and West El Segundo Boulevard, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. John Corina.
During the argument, at least one of the men pulled out a gun and fired at Arnold, Corina said.
More shots were fired as the two men went into the parking lot, and at some point a customer, a 29-year-old black man, was also struck by gunfire, Corina said.
Arnold was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:09 p.m., according to coroner’s records ...
Angel Aurelio Soto, a 17-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, July 16, in the 18000 block of Alburtis Avenue in Artesia, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Angel's family once lived in Lynwood but moved to Moreno Valley "to get away from the violence in L.A.," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Eddie Aguirre.
Angel had returned to L.A. for the weekend to visit friends and his baby daughter, Aguirre said.
Saturday night, Angel attended a party on Alburtis Avenue with about 30 other people, Aguirre said.
About 10 p.m., four Latinos between the ages of 18 and 22 crashed the party, and a fight ensued, he said. During the fight, one of the interlopers pulled out a gun and fired four shots, Aguirre said.
Angel was struck in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene at ...
Sebastian Landa, a 21-day-old Latino, died Saturday, July 16, after he was beaten in the 7000 block of Makee Avenue in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South Los Angeles, according to authorities.
Landa, who was born on June 25, was taken to a hospital with multiple blunt force injuries about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. John Corina.
His mother, Calixta Landa, 21, told doctors that her baby had fallen, but doctors told investigators that the injuries looked more like physical abuse, Corina said.
Landa later told investigators that she hit her baby earlier that day and then took him to the hospital, Corina said.
“She admitted to being frustrated,” he said. “The baby was crying. She got frustrated and then she got physical with the baby, and the baby ended up with blunt force trauma.”
Landa was arrested ...
Jesse Duron Smith, a 40-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, July 12, in the 12900 block of South Hoover Street in Harbor Gateway, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 1:10 a.m., police received a call of a shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Nate Kouri. When officers arrived, they found Smith in the street and a group of people trying to help him.
Smith was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:49 a.m., according to police and coroner’s records.
Investigators believe that a group of about five or six people were standing in the area when a person walked along West 130th Street, stood on the corner and began firing at the group, Kouri said.
Although police believe the attacker may have been a gang member, Smith was not a documented gang member.
Police are trying ...