Francisco Licon, 27, a Latino man, was shot multiple times in the chest at 20737 Arline Ave. in Lakewood at about 1:55 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, and died two hours later at Long Beach Memorial Hospital.
A few moments before the shooting, Licon had said someone was in the neighborhood looking to attack people. He went outside, and was shot in an alley, along with another man, who was treated at a hospital, then released.
The suspect is a 20- to 25-year-old Latino man in a dark van. Anyone with information is asked to call sheriff's homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.
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