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Gareth Lopez, 34

Gareth Lopez, a 34-year-old black man, died Tuesday, June 7, after he was shot in the 1500 block of West 59th Street in Harvard Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

On June 2 at about 6 a.m., Lopez was outside his home when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, said Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling. So far, it’s unknown where the assailant fled.

Lopez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead five days later, on June 7 at 9:37 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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