Edgar Gilberto Fabian, a 49-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Dec. 22, in the 4900 block of Mason Street in South Gate, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Fabian was shot inside the office of his business, the A-1 Diamond Touch Body Shop, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Eddie Hernandez. Deputies were called to the scene about 12:13 p.m.
A couple of employees were working in the shop, Hernandez said, but Fabian was alone in the office when he was shot. Witnesses told investigators they saw an adult male walk into the office and then heard multiple gunshots.
After the shooting, the shooter walked out of the business and was last seen walking east in an alley, Hernandez said.
Fabian was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:22 p.m. with multiple gunshot wounds, according to coroner’s records. ...