Francisco Javier Figueroa Jr., a 43-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Sunday, May 28, in the 4000 block of Hill Street in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Huntington Park police received a call about 9 p.m. reporting gunshots fired in the area and an unresponsive man, according to coroner’s records. Upon arriving, officers found Figueroa slumped against the back of a car in front of a residence with a gunshot wound to his back.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:05 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
In a subsequent investigation, officers found a spent 9-millimeter shell at the scene. Witnesses told police that they heard arguing prior to the shooting. Police are following all leads and looking for suspects.
Anyone with information about the death is asked to contact the Huntington Park ...