Emmanuel Sosa, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, June 23, in the 1000 block of Eubank Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 11:25 p.m., Sosa was hanging out with a friend in the front yard of a home when a person walked past them, LAPD Det. Julie Scruggs said in an email.
The gunman then turned around near the curb and began to shoot, police said.
Sosa was struck and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:59 p.m., according to coroner's records.
Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Harbor detectives at (310) 726-7886. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Adrian Gustavo Solis, 35, was shot and killed by a police officer Thursday, March 26, in the 1500 block of Bayview Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s reports.
Los Angeles Police patrol officers came to Solis’ house about 9:25 a.m. after receiving a report about a suicidal man who was cutting himself and had a belt around his neck, according to an LAPD news release.
The officers met Solis’ mother outside, who told them her son was lying on the kitchen floor bleeding profusely from a deep cut to his neck,
The officers went inside to help Solis while waiting for paramedics. When the ambulance arrived, one of the officers walked outside to tell the paramedics to bring a gurney, according to the report.
Solis allegedly suddenly jumped to his feet, grabbed two kitchen knives off the counter and walked ...