Jairo Rolando Recinos-Almanza, a 21-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, July 29, near North State and Bailey streets in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Shortly before 10 p.m., Recinos-Almanza was driving a beige pickup east on Bailey Street when a person driving in the opposite direction began shooting at him, Los Angeles Police Det. Jose Ramirez said.
Authorities don't know whether the shooter was a passenger or the driver of the other vehicle, Ramirez said.
Recinos-Almanza was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:10 p.m., according to coroner's records.
He was found by officers inside the truck in the middle of the street. The gunman's vehicle continued west on Bailey Street.
Anyone with information is asked to call Hollenbeck detectives at (323) 342-8964. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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