Irvin Steven Garcia, 23
Irvin Steven Garcia, a 23-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the 1200 block of Menlo Avenue in Pico-Union, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Officers responded to a call of a possible suicide and found Garcia suffering from a gunshot wound, said LAPD Det. Armando Acero.
He was pronounced dead at 2:40 a.m. at a hospital, according to coroner’s records.
Detectives ruled out the possibility of a suicide and arrested Garcia’s common law wife, Janet Ivonne Ramirez, a 24-year-old Latina, on suspicion of murder.
Acero declined to provide more information about the case.
Ramirez has been charged with one count of murder with a special allegation that she used a gun. Her bail has been set at $2 million, Jane Robison, a public information officer with the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, said in an e-mail.
Ramirez is due in court Sept. 18 for an arraignment.
Anyone with information can call West Bureau Homicide at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.