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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 2013 | By Ruben Vives
An El Monte man apparently killed his daughter and her female friend before turning the gun on himself in a double murder-suicide Tuesday night, authorities said. Los Angeles County coroner's officials Wednesday identified the three dead as Harry Maldonado, 65, Evie Maldonado, 32, both of El Monte;  and Diana Amaya, 38. They were found shot to death Tuesday night inside a garage of a home in El Monte, according to sheriff's and coroner's officials. Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department believe Harry Maldonado shot the two women before turning the gun on himself.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
Three people were shot and killed Tuesday night in El Monte, authorities said. The two women and a man and were pronounced dead at the scene in the 9900 block of Marshall Stree t, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. INTERACTIVE: Times Homicide Report The shooting was reported about 7 p.m. in a neighborhood north of the 10 Freeway.  Homicide detectives were being dispatched, and no additional details were immediately available. Since January 2007, at least 30 homicides have been reported in El Monte, according to T he Times Homicide Report database . ALSO: Five reputed gang members held in slaying of Santa Cruz boy, 12 Autopsy planned for Downey football player who collapsed on field Explosions at LAX: Police ramp up security where dry ice bombs planted Twitter: @LAJourno robert.lopez@latimes.com
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 14, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
A 42-year-old Bellflower man was shot and killed while sitting in his van early Sunday evening, authorities said. Ricardo Venegas died on the sidewalk outside of his van in the 6000 block of Main Street in South Gate, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said it was called to the scene shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday. There was no immediate word on suspects, but homicide detectives were on scene investigating.  ALSO: Two men shot outside Hollywood restaurant BART unions extend talks for one day, avert Monday strike Dry ice explosion at LAX: No injuries reported, FBI investigating Twitter: @aribloomekatz | Facebook ari.bloomekatz@latimes.com
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Homicide detectives Monday night were investigating the death of a 5-month-old boy in Carson. The incident was reported about 5:45 p.m. in the 19000 block of Cliveden Avenue, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. The child was pronounced dead at the scene. Homicide investigators were gathering evidence, and no additional details were immediately available. Since January 2007, at least 48 homicides have been reported in Carson, according to The Times Homicide Report database . For the record, 8:38 p.m. Sept.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
A man was shot and killed Wednesday in a confrontation with deputies in Willowbrook, authorities said Wednesday night. The shooting was reported shortly after 7 p.m. in the 2000 block of East Piru Street. The victim was shot by at least one deputy and pronounced dead at the scene, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. There were no immediate details on what sparked the shooting or whether the victim was armed. Homicide detectives were responding. Since January 2007, at least 190 homicides have been reported in Willowbrook, according to the Times Homicide Report database .  [For the record 9:51 p.m.:  The Sheriff's Department initially said the shooting was in Compton but the agency now says it was in Willowbrook.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 2013 | By Jean Merl
L.A. County sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the unincorporated Florence area, officials said Wednesday. The shooting occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 5900 block of Miramonte Boulevard.   The unidentified man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the sheriff's department said. No other details were available. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
The Los Angeles County coroner's office has identified a Baldwin Park toddler who died at a local hospital Wednesday night. Joshua Anderson Vasquez was 20 months old and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is considering his death “suspicious,” officials said. The incident was reported shortly before 11 a.m. in the 3700 block of Downing Avenue. The child was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead. Department officials said there was no additional information regarding the circumstances of Joshua's death.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 13, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
A Baldwin Park father was arrested Thursday on suspicion of killing his 21-month-old son, authorities said. David Vazquez, 32, was booked at the Baldwin Park Police Department on suspicion of murder and was being held in lieu of $1 million. Vazquez's son, Joshua , was rushed from the family home in the 3700 block of Downing Avenue shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday to a  hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police had considered the toddler's death suspicious. The cause of death has yet to be determined.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 12, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
Homicide detectives Wednesday night were investigating the death of 1-year-old Baldwin Park girl. The incident was reported shortly before 11 a.m. in the 3700 block of Downing Avenue, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. The child was taken to a local hospital and was pronounced dead. Department officials said there was no additional information regarding the circumstances of the child's death. "It's early on in the investigation," Det. Ed Brown told KCAL-TV Channel 9 . "The family is cooperating.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2013 | By Jean Merl
Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating a Tuesday night shooting in Carson that left a man dead and a woman injured. Detectives believe the shooting was gang-related, Deputy Irys Alvarez said Wednesday. Alvarez said the shooting occurred shortly before 10 p.m. as a group of people were "hanging out" on the sidewalk at the intersection of 169th Street and Billings Drive. An SUV drove by and someone inside fired "numerous rounds" at the gathering before driving off. The man who was struck was pronounced dead at a hospital and the woman was treated for a non-life-threatening wound, Alvarez said.
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