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Cesar Moreno Caballeros, 27

Cesar Moreno Caballeros, a 27-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Dec. 4, in the 1400 block of East 99th Street in Florence-Firestone, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Caballeros was standing next to his vehicle about 12:15 a.m. when a man walked up and shot him, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Caballeros, who walked several yards before collapsing,  was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:24 a.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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