A story for every victim

Samuel Liaw, 42

Samuel Liaw, a 42-year-old Asian man, was shot and killed by Monterey Park police Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the 200 block of McPherrin Avenue in Monterey Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

The fatal shooting occurred just after midnight, authorities said.

No officers were injured.

Liaw was pronounced dead at the scene.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators are assisting police in the investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Robert Faturechi

Do you have information to share about the life of Samuel Liaw ? The Homicide Report needs your help. Please fill out this form or e-mail us at homicidereport@latimes.com.

Share a memory or thought about Samuel Liaw

Before you post, here are some answers to frequently asked questions:

Remember, all posts are approved by a Times staffer. Profanity and personal attacks will not be approved.

  Required
  Required
Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.

Seven reader comments