Andrew Edward Gallegos, a 30-year-old Latino, was fatally shot on Thursday, Jan. 24, in the 13200 block of Valley Boulevard in the Bassett area just east of El Monte, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.
Gallegos and another man were standing on the sidewalk in front of the Bliss Showgirls strip club around 2:20 a.m. when a man described only as a Latino pulled his car up alongside them, got out and began shooting, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Scott Hoglund.
The gunfire struck Gallegos in the head and he fell to the sidewalk, according to coroner's records. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 2:32 a.m., according to coroner's records.
The other man, later identified by family members as Gallegos' cousin, was not injured and remained at the scene, Hoglund said, but he couldn ...