Alberto Alejandro Calvillo, 24
Alberto Alejandro Calvillo, a 24-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, Nov. 6, in the 13300 block of Ramona Boulevard in Baldwin Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Calvillo and his fiancee were standing outside a restaurant about 11:10 p.m. when a man and his adult nephew began talking to each other loudly “and using disrespectful language,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza said.
The language upset Calvillo, who began to argue with the men, Mendoza said.
“He was saying things like ‘Have some respect’ because there was a lady there and their words were offending his fiancee," he said.
During the argument, the uncle told his nephew, “Go get my gun,” Mendoza said. The nephew walked over to his car, got inside and drove over to where his uncle and Calvillo were standing.
The nephew then handed a gun to his uncle through the driver’s side window, Mendoza said, and the uncle fired multiple shots at Calvillo, striking him in the upper torso.
Calvillo was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead at 11:52 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
The uncle then got into the car and the two men drove away, Mendoza said. His fiancee called 911 and gave a description of the car, a dark-colored sedan.
A Baldwin Park police officer spotted a car matching the description a few miles from the restaurant and pulled it over, Mendoza said. The two men were detained and later identified by witnesses at the restaurant. Investigators also found a handgun in the car, Mendoza said.
Omar Valenzuela Perez, a 24-year-old Latino, and his nephew, Eric Perez, a 21-year-old Latino, both of El Monte, were arrested that night and charged with murder Nov. 9, said Los Angeles County district attorney spokesman Ricardo Santiago.
Both men are scheduled to be arraigned Monday in L.A. County Superior Court in Pomona, Santiago said.
Eric Perez is being held on $1 million bail, according to court records, and Omar Perez is being held on $2.01 million bail.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.