Jose Guadalupe Vera, 18
Jose Guadalupe Vera, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, June 16, near West Anaheim Street and Island Avenue in Wilmington, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 4:15 a.m., Vera was standing outside a bank talking on a cellphone, said Los Angeles Police Officer Jeffrey Tiffin.
A car passed him, parked nearby and a passenger got out and began shooting at him, Tiffin said.
People in the area heard gunshots and called police.
Vera was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 a.m., according to coroner's records.
The car, which fled west on West Anaheim Street, was described as a silver compact sedan.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call detectives at (310) 726-7884 or (310) 726-7882. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.