Lopez, who was not immediately identified by police, was found dead shortly before 2:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the College Inn bar, said Lt. Aaron Ponce of the Los Angeles Police Department.
Investigators say no one reported hearing gunshots.
“The origination of the call wasn’t even a gunshot call,” Ponce said.
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Louis Villegas, a 25-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Tuesday, Sept. 25, near Balboa Boulevard and Parthenia Street in Northridge, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
The shooting was reported just after midnight, said Los Angeles police Sgt. Lonnie Tiano.
Officials said four people, including Villegas, were riding in a Lexus and had pulled over to the side of the road when a man approached and began shooting.
The incident was initially reported as a car-to-car shooting. Tiano said that although investigators had not ruled out that scenario, they believe the suspect got in a car after the shooting and sped away.
The victims were taken to area hospitals, where Villegas later died, Tiano said. No other information about the victims or their conditions was available.
A nearby house was also struck by gunfire, homeowner Bilai Wellthy told KTLA. No other injuries were reported.
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Cristian Manzur, a 56-year-old Latino, died Sunday, July 24, two days after he was shot in the 8900 block of Tampa Avenue in Northridge, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Manzur was shot by an unknown person about 4 p.m. on July 22, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he died two days later at 1:35 p.m.
Coroner's records show Manzur suffered a gunshot wound to the face.
Winter said as of Wednesday, the coroner's office had not completed Manzur’s autopsy.
Anyone with information about the death of Cristian Manzur is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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Enjae Rugley, a 2-year-old boy, was killed Friday, July 9, in the 16000 block of Parthenia Street in Northridge after his 7-year-old brother found a loaded handgun and accidentally shot him, according to authorities.
Police from the LAPD's Devonshire Division were called to the home about 5:50 p.m. after a shooting was reported, according to a police news release.
When authorities arrived, they found Enjae with a gunshot wound to the head, the coroner's office said.
Enjae was taken by paramedics to a hospital where he eventually died from his injuries, police said.
During the investigation, police determined that Enjae's 7-year-old brother had accidentally shot him while playing with a loaded firearm.
Officers questioned questioned Enjae's parents, Darren Eugene Ellis, 36, and Ebony Aiesha Ellis, 24, on July 12 about the shooting.
Investigators learned that Enjae's brother found the .40-caliber handgun in a ...
Patrick Shillings, a 21-year-old black man, was shot several times and killed Sunday, Oct. 18, at Lassen Street and White Oak Avenue in Northridge, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Craig Harvey, chief coroner investigator, said Shillings was walking east on Lassen Street with another person when they were approached by several people.
An argument began and several shots were fired, Harvey said. Shillings ran and collapsed a short distance away. He was pronounced dead at 1:30 p.m. at the scene, Harvey said.
-- Anthony Pesce
Joaquin Rodriguez, a 21-year-old Latino, was stabbed several times and died June 26 in the 18600 block of Frankfort Street in Northridge, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
Rodriguez was driving his Jeep when one of the passengers reached over and stabbed him several times, according to KNBC-TV.
KNBC reported that Rodriguez crashed his Jeep into a trailer after being stabbed. The attacker got into another vehicle that was waiting nearby and fled.
Rodriguez died at the scene.
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Police found Moreira dead about 7 a.m. They began looking for Jose Jesus Delgado, a 31-year-old Latino, in connection with the homicide. About 12:30 p.m. that day, police responded to a call reporting vandalism in the 8300 block of Winnetka Avenue.
They discovered Delgado, who appeared to be under the influence of narcotics and was banging his head against walls and windows of businesses at the location, according to an LAPD news release.
"Delgado was taken to a local hospital for self-inflicted head wounds where he remains in critical condition. He was arrested and absentee booked for murder. His bail was set at $1,000,000," according to the March 27 news release ...