Paul Sepulveda Garibaldi, 41
Paul Sepulveda Garibaldi, a 41-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the 5900 block of South Denker Avenue in Harvard Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Shortly before 8 p.m., Garibaldi and another man were walking in an alley in the area when a light-colored sedan pulled up, said Los Angeles Police Det. Chris Barling. A person got out of the backseat of the car and fired at the two men, Barling said, striking both.
Garibaldi was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:33 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The other man is expected to survive.
Police were nearby, overheard the shooting and followed the car, Barling said.
The shooter, later identified as Marlon Miller, a 36-year-old black man, jumped out and police were able to arrest him, Barling said.
The driver sped off, but police were able to identify his vehicle, Barling said. Two days later, police served a search warrant at his home and while police were there, the man, a 28-year-old black man, fatally shot himself, police said.
Miller has been charged with one count of murder, and one count of attempted murder with gun and gang allegations, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Garibaldi was not a gang member, Barling said.
Miller has also been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, prosecutors said, and is due back in court Nov. 2.
Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.