Gustavo Alejandro Chamorro, 46
Gustavo Alejandro Chamorro, a 46-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Wednesday, June 22, in the 4000 block of Trinity Street in Historic South-Central, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 6 p.m., Chamorro was in the backyard of a home dividing bundles of used clothes to sell with about three others when he got into an argument with another man, LAPD Det. Julio Benavides said.
The man went inside the home, grabbed a .22-caliber rifle and shot Chamorro, Benavides said.
The gunman was identified by police as Gilbert Anthony Rodriguez, a 26-year-old Latino.
Rodriguez and Chamorro were involved in an ongoing dispute over the used clothing sales, Benavides said.
Rodriguez fled the scene shirtless after the incident and was taken into custody about a block and a half away, Benavides said.
Rodriguez has been charged with one count of murder with a weapons allegation, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Rodriguez pleaded not guilty June 27 and was due back in court July 11.