Rudolfo Rojas, a 46-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, May 13, at 5360 Huntington Drive N. in El Sereno, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly after 5:15 p.m., Rojas was sitting down, talking to another person at a homeless encampment on a wide median when a person walked up from behind and fired at him, said Los Angeles Police Det. Jose Ramirez.
Rojas was struck multiple times and taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:52 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Rojas, who was homeless, grew up in the area, Ramirez said.
Anyone with information is asked to call Hollenbeck Division detectives at (323) 342-8964. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.