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David Raymond Ontiveros, 43

David Raymond Ontiveros (2016-02-09)

David Raymond Ontiveros, a 43-year-old Latino, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, about two months after he was shot in the 700 block of Tamar Drive in La Puente, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. 

On Dec. 12, 2015, Ontiveros was working on a car outside his home, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Victor Lewandowski. The vehicle was parked on the street, Lewandowski said, and when a car drove by, Ontiveros motioned for it to slow down.

The driver of the car stopped and confronted Ontiveros, Lewandowski said. The two got into an argument, he said, and the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Ontiveros multiple times.

Ontiveros was taken to a hospital, where he never regained consciousness, Lewandowski said. He was pronounced dead at 5:58 a.m. on Feb 9.

Investigators don’t have a description of the shooter or his car, Lewandowski said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.  

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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