Alan Castor, a 23-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the 13900 block of Sayre Street in Sylmar, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 2 a.m., Castor was standing on a sidewalk with a group of people when a person walked up and shot him, said LAPD Det. Dave Peteque.
Castor ran about 40 feet and collapsed in a parking lot of an apartment complex, Peteque said.
Castor was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:34 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
The gunman has been described as Latino, Peteque said.