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Gilbert Rick Adame, 18

Gilbert Rick Adame, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, March 1, in the 2200 block of Griffin Avenue in Lincoln Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Adame was standing in the courtyard of an apartment building about 10:35 p.m. with about five people when a person walked up and fired multiple gunshots, said LAPD Det. Jose Ramirez.

Adame was pronounced dead at 10:47 p.m. at the scene, according to coroner’s records. An autopsy showed that Adame died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Anyone with information can call LAPD’s Hollenbeck Division at (323) 342-8969. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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