Jimmy Bustamante, 26
Jimmy Bustamante, a 26-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, April 7, in the 5100 block of Woodlawn Avenue in South Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 4:30 p.m., Bustamante got into an argument with another person in the street, Los Angeles Police Det. Dan Gersna said.
Bustamante got into a small SUV and drove away, then turned around, Gersna said.
As Bustamante was driving north on Woodlawn Avenue, he was struck by gunfire. His vehicle crashed into another before coming to a stop.
Bustamante was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:27 p.m., according to coroner’s records. No one else was injured in the gunfire or crash.
Anyone with information is asked to call Newton detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.