Posted Jan. 30, 2015
Rafael Martin Soto Aguilar, a 52-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Jan. 27 in the 300 block of East Villa Street in Pasadena, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:20 p.m., a shooting was reported at Villa Parke. When officers arrived, they found Soto Aguilar with gunshot wounds.
He was pronounced dead at the park at 10:47 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
About two hours later and miles away, a Latino in his 30s walked into a hospital claiming to have been shot in Villa Park. The second man was rushed into surgery but is expected to survive.
The park was closed overnight.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Pasadena Police Department at (622) 744-4241 or Det. Diego Torres at (626) 744-4517.
-- Joseph Serna