Leonardo Islas, 27
Posted Nov. 1, 2012
Leonardo Islas, a 27-year-old Latino, was found dead Thursday, Nov. 1, in the 1000 block of West 252nd Street in Harbor City, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
[Editor's note: An earlier version of this post, based on information from the coroner's office, identified the victim as John Doe #222.]
Islas was discovered shot by his neighbors in his apartment about 7:25 a.m., according to an LAPD news release.
Authorities were called and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Coroner's records show Islas suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
A motive for the shooting remains unknown, officials said.
Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact Harbor area homicide Det. Isidro Rodriguez at (310) 726-7887. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800) 222-8477.
-- Los Angeles Times