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Enrique Beltran
  • Death date
  • April 23, 2007
  • Address
  • Lennox
  • 10926 Truro Ave.

Enrique Beltran, 21

Enrique Beltran, 21, a Latino youth, was shot in the head at 10926 Truro Ave. in Lennox and died at 9:07 p.m. Monday, April 23.

He was standing with a male friend, also Latino, down the block when another Latino man about 18 to 22 years old got out of a dark-colored Honda-type car and started shooting, sheriff's investigators said. The friend ran and made it to the cover of a parked car; he was shot in the leg, treated at a local hospital and released.

Beltran didn't make it, and died at the scene. The suspect fled. Deputies at the Lennox station a couple of blocks away heard the gunfire.

A police rendering of the suspect.Update: This is a sketch of the young Latino man sheriff's homicide detectives believe killed construction worker and father Enrique Beltran in Lennox earlier this week. The suspect is a Latino man in his 20s who was in a dark-colored compact car, possibly a Honda. Anyone with information is asked to call sheriff's homicide investigators at (323) 890-5506 or (323) 890-5510.

Enrique Beltran was gunned down in a front yard on a dead-end street--the 10900 block of Truro Avenue--on Monday, April 23.

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