Carlos Guzman Sanchez, a 50-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Nov. 23, in the 8000 block of Emerson Place in Rosemead, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Sanchez had just parked in front of his home on Emerson Place and was walking up his driveway around 6:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day when a man stepped forward and shot him, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred said.
Investigators think the shooter had been waiting for Sanchez, Alfred said.
Sanchez was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:39 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
The following day, Zhongqiang Meng, a 27-year-old Chinese national who lived in Rosemead, turned himself in to the Monterey Park Police Department, Alfred said.
Meng had been identified by investigators as a likely suspect in Sanchez’s death. He had sold a dog to Sanchez ...