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Willy Rosoto-Reyes
  • Death date
  • Jan. 24, 2011
  • Address
  • Westlake
  • 1400 block of West 6th Street

Willy Rosoto-Reyes, 46

Willy Rosoto-Reyes, a 46-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, Jan. 24, in the 1400 block of West 6th Street in Westlake, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

[For the record: An earlier version of this post, based on preliminary information from the coroner's office, listed the victim as an unknown 30-year-old Latino.]

Rosoto-Reyes was shot about 5 a.m. His body was discovered by police when they got to the scene, according to LAPD officer Bruce Borihanh.

Photo: Officials investigate the death Willy Rosoto-Reyes in the LAPD's Rampart Division Monday morning. Credit: Christina House / For The TimesRampart homicide Det. Jeff Cortina, who is handling the case, described the incident as a walk-up shooting.

The shooting is not believed to be gang-related, Cortina said.

Anyone with information about the killing or the identity of the shooter is asked to contact Det. Cortina or J. Pere at (213) 484-3634. Those who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nate Jackson and Sarah Ardalani

Photo: Officials investigate the death Willy Rosoto-Reyes in the LAPD's Rampart Division Monday morning. Credit: Christina House / For The Times

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