Jose Luis Acevedo-Jaimes, a 23-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the 200 block of North Cabrillo Avenue in San Pedro, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 1:30 a.m., Acevedo-Jaimes was walking east on Sepulveda to a liquor store when a person walked up to him, shot him and fled, said Los Angeles Police Det. Julie Scruggs. Residents in the area heard the gunshots and called police.
Acevedo-Jaimes was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:20 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Detectives are looking for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call Harbor Division homicide at (310) 726-7880. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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