Hector Hugo Velasquez, a 44-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Friday, May 13, in the 8200 block of Ackley Street in Paramount, according to coroner’s records.
Velasquez was standing on the south side of the street, near the curb, in the residential area about 12:10 p.m. when a black vehicle drove by, said Los Angeles County Det. Dean Camarillo.
The car stopped and someone inside shot at Velasquez multiple times, Camarillo said. The car then continued east on Ackley Street toward Downey Avenue.
A friend drove Velasquez to Kaiser Permanente Bellflower Hospital, Camarillo said. The hospital does not have a trauma center, Camarillo said, so paramedics then took Velasquez to Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
Velasquez was pronounced dead at the Long Beach hospital 1:17 p.m. with gunshots to the chest, according to coroner's records.
Investigators have no information about the ...