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Richard Thomas Ramirez, 25

Richard Ramirez, a 25-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, May 23, near Ithica Avenue and Endicott Street in El Sereno, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Ramirez was the victim of a walk-up shooting, said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office. Ramirez was shot at 8:17 p.m. and died at a hospital less than 35 minutes later.

Winter said the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information about the killing is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

-- Los Angeles Times

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