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Albert Barajas, 37

Albert Barajas, a 37-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the 1500 block of East 66th Street in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Barajas was found with several gunshot wounds and taken by paramedics to a hospital for treatment, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.

Barajas succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 7:58 p.m.

Sheriff homicide Det. D. Cheek, who is handling the case, said the incident was a drive-by shooting. The car was described as a black SUV.

Anyone with information about the killing or the identity of the shooter is asked to contact Det. Cheek at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

— Los Angeles Times

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