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Juan Manuel Montes, 24

Juan Montes, a 24-year-old Latino, died Monday, May 31, several hours after he was shot in the 1400 block of East 25th Street in Central-Alameda, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Montes was involved in an altercation that escalated into a shooting about 9:55 p.m. Sunday, said LAPD Newton Det. Tommy Thompson.

Montes was taken to County-USC Medical Center where he died at 12:55 a.m. Monday, according to coroner’s records.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, Thompson said.

Anyone with information about the death of Juan Montes is asked to contact LAPD Newton Homicide detectives at (323) 846-6556. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

-- Sarah Ardalani

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