Kevin Baquedano, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, Feb. 5, in the 8700 block of Guthrie Avenue in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 5:15 p.m., Baquedano and a 23-year-old man were standing on a sidewalk when a person walked up and began shooting, said Los Angeles Police Det. Sean Kinchla.
Baquedano and the other man were taken to a hospital, where Baquedano was pronounced dead. The other man is expected to survive.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Luis Adolfo Chales, a 34-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Tuesday, Sept. 6, in the 4500 block of West 16th Place in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
About 4 a.m., Chales was riding a bicycle in the area when he was shot at from a black sedan, said Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke.
Residents reported hearing shots at 4:06 a.m., and heard a vehicle speeding away, Radtke said.
Chales was found in the street on his bike and was pronounced dead at at 4:22 a.m., according to coroner's records.
A residential video camera in the area captured an an image of a black sedan speeding away, Radtke said.
Police are looking for additional witnesses. Chales was not a known gang member, and worked as a house painter. He rented a room in the area, Radtke said.
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Jeremiah Shaw, a 21-year-old black man, was fatally shot Saturday, Aug. 13, near West Pico Boulevard and South Orange Drive in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 12:40 p.m., officers near West Pico Boulevard and South Orange Drive received a call of a shooting. Nearby residents heard about six shots. Police arrived and didn’t find anything, but they eventually discovered casings in the area.
Officers from LAPD’s Southwest Division found Shaw in a silver Chrysler in the 2800 block of West 43rd Place in Leimert Park, said Lt. John Radtke with the LAPD’s West Bureau.
Police believe that Shaw was shot in Mid-City, then taken down to Leimert Park and left in the vehicle.
Shaw was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 2:22 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
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Dennis Joseph Cauterucci, a 60-year-old white man, was found dead Wednesday, June 22 in the 1800 block of South Cochran Avenue in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:30 p.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Wilshire Division responded to a welfare check and found Cauterucci in a room in his condo with stab wounds, said LAPD Lt. John Radtke.
Coroner’s officials said that Cauterucci was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:13 p.m.
Radtke said that neighbors were concerned after they hadn’t seen Cauterucci walking his dog, so they called police. So far, police believe some sort of dispute occurred.
“People in the area did hear arguing,” Radtke said.
Anyone with information is asked to call West Bureau homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 ...