Mikel Anthony Carballo, a 19-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, April 9, in the 7000 block of Rita Avenue in Huntington Park, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's records.
About 3:20 p.m., officers from the Huntington Park Police Department responded to a call about shots fired in the area, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which is investigating the incident.
Once officers arrived, witnesses said the victim, later identified as Carballo, had already been taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, according to the release.
Carballo, who had been shot, was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m.,. according to coroner's records.
Carballo was standing in front of an apartment complex when two males wearing hooded sweatshirts approached on foot and a person shot him, said Los Angeles Sheriff's Det. Louie Aguilera.
Friends who were nearby heard the shots and took him to …
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 and the shooting was gang-related, Kraut said. It appears only …
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, where he lives, according to jail records.
On May 4, Plascenia was …