Joel Arturo Gonzalez, a 39-year-old Latino, died Monday, May 21, after he was shot on Cordova Street in Pomona, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records and Pomona Police.
Gonzalez was driving to a store near his home shortly before 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, when someone began shooting at his vehicle outside Montvue Park, Pomona Police Sgt. Bert Sanchez said.
A Little League game had just ended at the park, Sanchez said, and people were milling about. Surveillance cameras and witness accounts indicate the gunfire came from people who had gotten out of a dark, mid-sized, four-door vehicle that was stopped next to the park, Sanchez said.
Gonzalez was struck by the gunfire and drove about a block before his SUV struck some parked cars, Sanchez said. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead the following day at 10:26 a.m ...