Erick Ivan Luna, a 16-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, Nov. 13, in the 8600 block of Rose Street in Bellflower, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Erick was outside his residence around 8:30 p.m. when he was shot, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Rodney Moore.
A man in his 20s also was shot, Moore said, but he is expected to survive.
Erick, a special needs student at Buena Vista High School in Lakewood, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:45 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Manuel Amaya, Erick’s cousin, told KTLA 5 News that Erick was walking on the driveway at the apartments where he lived when a car pulled up.
“He approached the car, maybe thinking it was somebody he knew, and somebody in the car just opened fire,” Amaya said. “He was a ...