Oscar Rodriguez Leal, 27
Oscar Rodriguez Leal, a 27-year-old Latino, was killed in a drive-by shooting Saturday, Oct. 5, in the 1400 block of West 154th Street in Compton, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 2 a.m., Leal and others were standing in a front yard when a vehicle drove past slowly, according to a news release from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.
Leal and the people in the vehicle exchanged words, then someone in the vehicle fired shots.
Leal was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:40 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Anyone with information can call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Nicole Santa Cruz