Albert Carrillo, a 28-year-old Latino, was fatally shot on Friday, Feb. 15, in the 3000 block of East Gage Avenue in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Carrillo was a front-seat passenger in a pickup with two other friends around 3:30 p.m. when they drove into a parking lot for the Palomino Market, just west of State Street, said Huntington Park police Lt. Patrick Kraut.
"When they drove into the parking lot, they immediately encountered rival gang members," Kraut said, and Carrillo was shot.
His friends drove him to a nearby hospital, before he was transferred to Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, Kraut said.
Carrillo was pronounced dead at 5:51 p.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the chest.
Investigators believe Carrillo was involved in a local gang ...
Fernando Hernandez, a 34-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, April 30, in the 3400 block of Grand Avenue in Huntington Park, according to coroner’s records.
Huntington Park Police officers were called to Hernandez’s home about 1:19 p.m. regarding a gunshot victim, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Rodney Moore said.
Investigators learned there had been a “disturbance” between Hernandez and his cousin, Daniel Plascenia, 28, outside the house, “and during the course of the disturbance, the suspect shot the victim,” Moore said.
Hernandez was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 1:51 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Plascenia, also known as Daniel Plascencia and Daniel Placencia, fled on a bicycle, riding south on State Street, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Department. He was arrested May 2 in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles ...
Francisco Javier Figueroa Jr., a 43-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Sunday, May 28, in the 4000 block of Hill Street in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Huntington Park police received a call about 9 p.m. reporting gunshots fired in the area and an unresponsive man, according to coroner’s records. Upon arriving, officers found Figueroa slumped against the back of a car in front of a residence with a gunshot wound to his back.
He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:05 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
In a subsequent investigation, officers found a spent 9-millimeter shell at the scene. Witnesses told police that they heard arguing prior to the shooting. Police are following all leads and looking for suspects.
Anyone with information about the death is asked to contact the Huntington Park ...
Yancy Dayanara Alachan-Cruz, a 42-year-old Latina, died on Sunday, April 2, after being shot in the 6300 block of Pacific Boulevard in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
That Saturday night, Alachan-Cruz had been at the Margarita Jones nightclub at 6341 Pacific Blvd., according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Steve Jauch.
She left the club in a car with three Latino friends at about 2 a.m. Sunday, heading north on Pacific. They stopped at a red light at Clarendon Avenue, and a dark-colored vehicle pulled up on the right side of their car, beside Alachan-Cruz in the front passenger seat, Jauch said.
Someone in the dark vehicle began shooting into the other car and Alachan-Cruz was struck in the head, Jauch said. The driver was struck in the right arm, and bullets grazed a back-seat passenger in the head and ...
Sabrina Mari Barcenas, a 19-year-old Latina, died Monday, Nov. 14, after being fatally shot in the 3400 block of East Florence Avenue in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 9:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Huntington Park police responded to calls about a gunshot victim near a baseball diamond, according to Sgt. Joe Settles. Officers found Barcenas lying on a table with several gunshot wounds.
Barcenas was taken to a hospital and placed on life support, Settles said. She was pronounced dead at 10:01 p.m. on Nov. 14, according to coroner’s records.
Investigators believe Barcenas was with several other people in the park when the gunman opened fire. The gunman was described as Latino with a slim build; 5 feet, 5 inches tall; wearing dark pants. He was last seen in a green sedan.
Anyone with information about the death is ...
Rita Quintana, a 77-year-old Latina, was fatally stabbed Thursday, April 21, in the 2900 block of East 60th Place, in Huntington Park, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
About 11 p.m., Tomas Quintana, 84, called 911 after a struggle with his wife, saying he was not sure if his wife was still alive, according to a news release.
When Huntington Park police arrived, officers found a knife and Tomas Quintana, who was covered with blood, the release said. Rita Quintana was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:15 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Tomas Quintana was initially arrested on suspicion of murder, but six days later he was released after prosecutors requested more information before filing charges, according to a spokeswoman.
Daniel Ivan Ramirez, a 31-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, March 5, in the 6700 block of Miles Avenue in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly after 10:30 p.m., Ramirez got into an argument with three acquaintances, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Ramirez wanted to borrow a handgun from one of the other men, said Lt. Cosme Lozano with the Huntington Park Police Department.
One of the men, later identified as Jorge Godoy, a 22-year-old Latino, refused, and allegedly shot Ramirez. Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:47 p.m., according to the coroner’s office.
Gody was arrested on suspicion of murder later that day.