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 ...