Steven Luong Tang, a 26-year-old Asian man, was shot and killed Thursday, Nov. 23, in the 14200 block of Gager Street in Arleta, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Tang had been released from prison two weeks earlier and was visiting his mother for Thanksgiving, said LAPD Valley Homicide Det. David Peteque.
He and his family had eaten Thanksgiving dinner at a relative’s home in Whittier and had returned to his mother’s home around 8 p.m., Peteque said. While his mother and another family member were in one part of the house, Tang went to the rear of the house around 8:15 p.m., where he was confronted by someone, Peteque said.
“Some kind of altercation occurred in the back bedroom, and he was shot,” Peteque said. “There was no sign of forced entry, and we have no idea how the ...