Posted Dec. 25, 2013
Juliana Barrios, a 24-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Wednesday, Dec. 25 in the 700 block of East 87th Street in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 4:50 p.m., Barrios and a group of people were standing outside a home where a holiday party was taking place when three Latinos in a light-colored truck drove by and a person inside fired multiple rounds at the group, LAPD Det. Sal LaBarbera said.
Barrios, of Pomona, was struck and driven to Martin Luther King Jr. Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center for treatment.
Barrios was pronounced dead in the parking lot at 5:16 p.m. after the medical center, which does not serve trauma patients, could not provide treatment, said Ed Winter, a spokesman with the coroner’s office.
The area where Barrios was shot is frequented by gang members, said LAPD Lt. Jeff Nolte with ...
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