Angel Aurelio Soto, a 17-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, July 16, in the 18000 block of Alburtis Avenue in Artesia, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Angel's family once lived in Lynwood but moved to Moreno Valley "to get away from the violence in L.A.," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Eddie Aguirre.
Angel had returned to L.A. for the weekend to visit friends and his baby daughter, Aguirre said.
Saturday night, Angel attended a party on Alburtis Avenue with about 30 other people, Aguirre said.
About 10 p.m., four Latinos between the ages of 18 and 22 crashed the party, and a fight ensued, he said. During the fight, one of the interlopers pulled out a gun and fired four shots, Aguirre said.
Angel was struck in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene at ...
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