Enrique Dominguez-Rodriguez, 45
Enrique Dominguez-Rodriguez, a 45-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, Sept. 10 in the 2000 block of West Venice Boulevard in Harvard Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 10:15 p.m., Dominguez-Rodriguez and another man had just left a bar and were driving when Dominguez-Rodriguez “cat-called” a woman standing on the corner of Venice Boulevard and Normandie Avenue, said Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke.
There was an exchange of words between Dominguez-Rodriguez and some men who were with the woman, and Dominguez-Rodriguez’s vehicle pulled into a strip mall nearby, Radtke said.
Dominguez-Rodriguez got out of the car and exchanged words with another man, who pulled out a gun and shot him, Radtke said.
Dominguez-Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:22 p.m., according to coroner’s records.
The man Dominguez-Rodriguez was with was “pistol-whipped,” Radtke said.
Yonntae Lamon Miles, a 22-year-old Latino, was arrested Sept. 12 on suspicion of murder, according to online sheriff’s department records.
Miles has been charged with one count of murder, one count of assault with a semi-automatic firearm and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Prosecutors also allege that Miles committed the crimes on behalf of, or in connection to a criminal street gang.
Miles is due in court Oct. 18 for an arraignment, according to the district attorney’s office.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.