Gustavo Campos Gutierrez, 20
Gustavo Campos Gutierrez, a 20-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Saturday, Jan. 20, in the 12700 block of South Main Street in the Willowbrook area of South Los Angeles, according to Lops Angeles County coroner’s records.
Gutierrez was driving south on South Main Street about 7 p.m. when he pulled over to the curb just south of East 127th Street, about a half block north of a Jack in the Box restaurant that was his intended destination, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza.
It’s not clear why Gutierrez pulled over, Mendoza said, but as soon as he stopped, a Latino adult standing on the sidewalk began shooting into the car.
Gutierrez was struck by gunfire. His passenger, a male juvenile family member, was not injured.
The passenger called 911 and Gutierrez drove a few blocks south, to 135th Street, where he stopped and got help from paramedics and law enforcement, Mendoza said.
Gutierrez was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:50 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the torso.
The suspect was last seen running west on foot, Mendoza 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.