John Anthony Quinata, 29
John Quinata, a 29-year-old Latino, was fatally shot Saturday, March 20, in the 3300 block of Folsom Street in East Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Quinata was standing in a front yard with a group of people about 12:30 a.m. when three men approached and began shooting, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a county coroner official.
Quinata was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:51 a.m., according to coroner's records.
A 32-year-old man in the group was also struck by gunfire. He was treated at a hospital and released.
The assailants fled in a gold-colored sedan, possibly a Nissan, authorities said.
Anyone with information about this incident can call (323) 890-5500.
-- Corina Knoll