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Jacob Abraham Dominguez, 24

Jacob Dominguez, a 24-year-old Latino, died Saturday, April 28, a day after he was shot in the 6600 block of Danby Avenue in West Whittier-Los Nietos, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Dominguez and his girlfriend were walking April 27 about 10:45 p.m. when an unknown person leaped from a car and shot him, said Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office.

The alleged assailant also pistol-whipped the woman, Winter said.

Authorities were called and the victim was taken to County USC Medical Center where he died the next day at 1:03 a.m.

Coroner's records show the Dominguez died from a gunshot wound to the back.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Los Angeles Times

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