Esteban Caraveo, 36
Esteban Caraveo, a 36-year-old Latino man, was fatally shot at 4516 Long Beach Ave. in South Los Angeles about 2:25 a.m. Sunday, April 13. According to Police Lt. Cheryl Cronin of LAPD's Newton Division, Caraveo was standing on the sidewalk when he was shot. A second man was also shot and was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he was recovering.
The motive for the shooting is still unknown, Cronin said. She said the relationship between the Caraveo and the other man was also unknown. The shooting occurred near the MTA's Blue Line Vernon station and a popular swap meet in the area.