Andrew Isaiah Andalon, a 22-year-old Latino, was fatally shot on Wednesday, Dec. 25, in the 1100 block of East Hollyvale Street in Azusa, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner records.
Andalon, a resident of La Puente, was visiting with some acquaintances in a carport outside an apartment complex around 4 a.m. on Christmas morning, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Scott Hoglund.
A car drove down the alley in front of the carport and someone inside began shooting, Hoglund said.
Andalon was struck by the gunfire and ran to one of the apartments, where he collapsed, Hoglund said. He was pronounced dead at 4:24 a.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the chest.
No one else was injured, Hoglund said.
The car fled west down the alley and out of view, Hoglund said. There was no other information about the …
Jaime Gabriel Butanda, a 14-year-old Latino, died Tuesday, May 1, after he was shot in the 300 block of South Enid Avenue in Azusa, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Azusa Police officers were called to the area about 3 p.m. regarding a gunshot victim and they found Jaime slumped over a fire hydrant with multiple gunshot wounds, according to coroner’s records.
Jaime was near his home when he was shot, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Rodney Moore. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:31 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Investigators don’t have any information about the shooter, or a motive, Moore said.
They also don’t know if Jaime’s fatal shooting is related to the fatal shooting of William Perez, 21, which occurred five days earlier on April 27.
Perez was shot in the back in the 600 block of …
William Perez, a 21-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, April 27, in the 600 block of North Glenfinnan Avenue in Azusa, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Perez was visiting friends at the apartment complex where he used to live and was standing outside around 9:55 p.m. when someone shot him multiple times, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred said.
When Azusa police officers responded, they found people who were trying to help Perez but no one who had been outside during the shooting, Alfred said.
Investigators think the shooter could have been in a silver sedan or small SUV that was seen driving away, Alfred said.
“There were a lot of ear witnesses who heard the shooting … but nobody actually saw a car with a gun sticking out the side,” Alfred said. “We believe he [Perez] was standing out there with some friends who left …