Carlos A. Segovia-Lopez, a 19-year-old Latino, died Monday, Sept. 19 after he was shot in the 2100 block of West 31st Street in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 16, Segovia was found with a gunshot wound to his head in his black Dodge Charger, said Los Angeles Police Det. Matt Courtney.
Segovia, a Marine on weekend leave from Camp Pendleton, had just left his girlfriend’s house and was on his way to a family friend’s home for the night. It’s unknown whether someone walked up to his car or shot from another vehicle.
Segovia didn't have any connections to gangs or other illegal activity that would make him a target, they say.
Police are trying to determine whether Segovia might have witnessed a crime before he was shot.
"There's speculation on different things ...
Lorenzo Ambrosio, a 39-year-old Latino, died Tuesday March 15, after he was shot near West Jefferson Boulevard and Ninth Avenue in Jefferson Park, according to authorities and Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
On Monday, March 14, about 11:40 p.m., Ambrosio was riding his bike west on West Jefferson Boulevard when a white, four-door sedan approached and a person inside opened fire, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said.
Others in the area also returned fire, Garrido said. The sedan then fled east on west on Jefferson.
Ambrosio was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead March 15.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Note: A previous version of this post switched Ambrosio’s first and last name based on preliminary information from the coroner’s ...
Cheyanne Donta Woods, a 29-year-old black man, was shot and killed Tuesday, Dec. 22, in the 2600 block of South Bronson Avenue in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:30 a.m., Woods was standing on a sidewalk alone when a gunman walked up and opened fire, LAPD Det. Dave Garrido said. The gunman ran back to a waiting vehicle, possibly a light-colored sedan, and fled into an alley.
Woods was pronounced dead at 10:42 a.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records.