Lucio Garcia, a 56-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, July 20, in the 1600 block of South Van Ness Avenue in Arlington Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
At 12:43 a.m., Garcia was parking a dark-colored SUV when a man walked up and fired into the vehicle, Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke said.
A 26-year-old woman who was in the SUV tried to move the vehicle after the shooting to get help, and when officers arrived, the vehicle was in the middle of the street.
Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:06 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
The female passenger was wounded in the shooting, but she is expected to survive, police said.
Two children, ages 2 and 4, also were in the vehicle, but they were not injured.
The shooter ran south on South Van Ness Avenue. He was ...