Ray Anthony Nolen, a 35-year-old Latino, was shot Nov. 3 in the 11300 block of Washington Boulevard near the border of West Whittier and Santa Fe Springs and died the next day, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Nolen was sitting on a curb outside a Jack in the Box restaurant about 11:30 p.m. when a dark-colored sedan passed him, then circled back to put him in the car's headlights. A man got out and shot Nolen several times in the chest before fleeing, police said.
Nolen was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:31 a.m. Nov. 4.
“The investigation is ongoing at this time,” said L.A. County Sheriff's Sgt. Joe Ramirez. “We haven’t had anybody come forward with any other information.”
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Arthur Richard Flores, a 40-year-old Latino, died Sunday, June 5, after he was stabbed in the 11200 block of Telegraph Road in Santa Fe Springs, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
About 5:30 a.m., Whittier police responded to a “man down” call in a riverbed near Telegraph Road, said Officer John Scoggins with the Whittier Police Department. Upon arriving, officers found Flores, who was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:28 a.m., according to coroner's records
Scoggins said they have not arrested a suspect and are pursuing all leads.
Anyone with information is asked to call Whittier police at (562) 945-8266. Anonymous tippers can call (562) 567-9299.
FOR THE RECORD: A previous version of this post identified Flores as white, based off coroner's records. A family member confirmed that Flores ...
Anthony Ronald Palomares, a 23-year-old Latino, died a day after being shot near the intersection of Telegraph Road and Bartley Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
On April 5, about 6:30 p.m., Whittier police received a call about gunshots near Friendship Park, said Officer John Scoggins. When officers arrived, they found Palomares, a transient, lying in a grassy area with gunshot wounds, Scoggins said.
He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 8:22 p.m. on April 6, according to coroner’s records.
Witnesses told police that they saw two people approach Palomares and get into an argument. At some point, one man drew a handgun and shot Palomares, Scoggins said.
Two days after the killing, 25-year-old Daniel Esquer, a transient, was taken into custody. The following week, 17-year-old Marcus Rene Garcia, also a ...
Andrew Steven Lane, a 23-year-old black man, was fatally shot Wednesday, April 15, in the 9900 block of Painter Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Lane was walking on Painter Avenue about 7 p.m. when he was approached by a man. The two got into an argument, according to a news release from the Whittier Police Department. The man pulled out a gun from his waist and began firing. Lane was struck in the chest and collapsed on the sidewalk.
The gunman got into the passenger side of a silver compact vehicle and fled north on Painter Avenue. The suspect was described as a male, black or Latino, and is considered “heavy set.”
Whittier police arrived shortly to the scene and pronounced Lane dead at 7:14 p.m.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Whittier Police Department ...
Michael Charles Ramirez, a 52-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, Dec. 7, in the 9300 block of Millergrove in Whittier, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly after 9 p.m., officers from the Whittier Police Department were called to the area for a report of shots fired, according to a brief statement from the department. Officers arrived and found Ramirez, who had been shot. Ramirez was pronounced dead at 9:32 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Whittier Police Department at (562) 567-9200. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
Guillermo Diaz, a 38-year-old Latino, was found dead Monday, Dec. 31, in the 9400 block of John Street in Santa Fe Springs, according to the Whittier Police Department.
[Editor's note: An earlier version of this post, based on information from the coroner's office, described the victim as an unidentified person.]
Prosecutors allege Juan Manuel Ramirez , a 35-year-old Latino, fatally shot Diaz Dec. 23 and then hid the body in concrete inside a Santa Fe Springs business. The body was discovered inside the heating and air conditioning store on Dec. 31 after Whittier police, who patrol Santa Fe Springs, received a tip about a possible killing.
Ramirez, also known as Juan Alberto Galviz, was charged with murder, along with a special allegation that he fired a shotgun, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
Detectives told The Times a preliminary investigation indicated the crime had resulted from ...
Mark Rodriguez, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Feb. 2, in the 8200 block of Sorenson Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Officers responded to a call at a hospital about two gunshot victims about 6:02 p.m., according to a Whittier Police Department news release.
When authorities arrived, they learned that Rodriguez was in a car with several other people when a vehicle pulled up next to them and someone inside began shooting.
Rodriguez and another person, who were in the backseat, were struck by the gunfire. They were driven to hospital where Rodriguez was pronounced dead. Coroner's records show he died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
The second victim is in critical condition, authorities said.
After the shooting, sheriff deputies arrested three men in connection with the incident: Jason Uzel, a 37-year-old Latino from Whittier ...
Bernardino Gomez Jr., a 46-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, Dec. 30, in the 9900 block of Painter Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Sheriff’s officials responded to radio calls about 1:40 a.m., authorities said. Gomez was pronounced dead at the scene. According to coroner’s records, he died from a gunshot to the chest.
There were no witnesses on the street where the shooting occurred, said Santa Fe Springs Police Det. R. Wolfe. Investigators said Gomez appeared to have had gang-affiliations.
The investigation is ongoing, Wolfe said, and no arrests have been made in connection with the case. Officials did not provide additional information about the shooting.
Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to contact Det. Wolfe at (562) 409-1850. Tipsters who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800) 222-8477 ...
Gerald Ramirez, a 29-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Friday, April 2, in the 11700 block of Smith Avenue in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
In a statement from the Whittier Police Department, authorities said early Friday morning, about 2:25 a.m., officers responded to a call of a man with a gunshot wound inside a converted garage. When police arrived, they found Ramirez and pronounced him dead at the scene.
After the incident, Whittier police detectives began an investigation and were able to identify the assailant who shot Ramirez as Gerald Luis Gonzales, a 28-year-old Latino.
Friday afternoon, about 3:30 p.m., police were alerted to a suspicious person in the area near Pioneer Boulevard and Alburtis Avenue. Officers located the subject, who matched the description of Gonzales, running along the railroad track on Los Nietos Road. A foot pursuit ensued ...
Robert Lomeli III, a 36-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, April 1, in the 9100 block of Norwalk Boulevard in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
In a statement from the Whittier Police Department, authorities said Lomeli was at Angelo's Burger ordering food at the counter about 8:40 a.m. when an unknown assailant entered and fired a gun multiple times. Lomeli was shot several times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The suspect fled the area on a BMX-type bicycle and was last seen going northbound on Norwalk Boulevard, authorities said.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Whittier Police Department at (562) 945-8250.
Jonathan Gonzalez, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the 11700 block of Burke Street in Santa Fe Springs, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Craig Harvey, chief coroner investigator, said Gonzalez and another man were standing on railroad tracks in the area, allegedly making a deal involving a firearm.
Authorities reported than someone robbed the men with a gun, shooting Gonzalez. The man he was with was able to run to a nearby business to call for help, coroner's officials said.
Gonzalez was pronounced dead at 12:55 a.m., Harvey said.
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Celeste Jimenez, a 31-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Sunday, Nov. 15, in the 11500 block of Los Nietos Road in Santa Fe Springs, authorities said.
Jimenez and Leonard Soliz Jr., a 35-year-old Latino, were both shot in the head and pronounced dead in a parking lot about 2:45 a.m., according to coroner's records.
Two Whittier police officers conducting a traffic stop on Norwalk Boulevard heard gunshots about 2 a.m. and began searching the area, Lt. Carlos Solorza said. They found the victims but did not find a suspect.
The relationship of the man and the woman was not known, police said. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
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