Andres Moctezuma Jr., a 49-year-old Latino, died Monday, Dec. 17 after he was shot in the 4600 block of South Vermont Avenue in Vermont Square, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
On Dec. 16, shortly after 12:30 p.m., Moctezuma was found by police beside his bicycle outside a dollar store, said Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido. Moctezuma had been shot in the forehead, police said.
Moctezuma was taken to a hospital, where he was died on Dec. 17 at 9:52 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Witnesses told police that a person had shot at Moctezuma from the opposite side of the street. The shooter and Moctezuma had a dispute earlier in the day, Garrido said.
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