Posted Jan. 17, 2014
Oscar Alberto Felix, a 25-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Jan. 17 in the 600 block of North Fickett Street in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 5:20 p.m., LAPD Hollenbeck officers responded to a shots fired call in the area and found Felix on the front porch of a home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to a news release by the Los Angeles Police department.
Felix was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:58 p.m., said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner’s office.
An autopsy showed that Felix died of a gunshot wound to the head, Winter said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Hollenbeck detectives at (323) 342-8900. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Robert J. Lopez