Whittier man killed in shooting

As City News Service reports below, officials have identified a man killed in an East LA shooting Wednesday as a 27-year-old Whittier man:

EAST LOS ANGELES — Authorities today identified the 27-year-old man who was shot and
killed while sitting in the passenger’s seat of a vehicle in unincorporated East Los Angeles.
Victor Tellez of Whittier died in the shooting, an investigator at the coroner’s office said.
The violence occurred in the 600 block of South Fraser Avenue about 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, when a gunman walked up to a vehicle occupied by Tellez and another man and opened fire, striking Tellez multiple times in the upper body, said Deputy Richard Li of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.
The driver, who was also hurt, drove away from the site of the shooting in an effort to get help,
Li said.
Arriving police and firefighters declared Tellez dead at the scene, Li said. The second victim was hospitalized in stable condition, he added.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call homicide detectives at (323)
890-5500.

8 thoughts on “Whittier man killed in shooting

  1. I am looking for information on the driver. I heard that it was a friend of mine from high school. Does anyone know a name or at least the hospital info????

  2. Dear: Tellez Family, I so sorry for ur loss.
    Im an old friend from High School. I just heard about the news from my older brother who was also friends with Victor. My condolences also goes to his spouse/Girlfriend, Im sorry Im not aware if he was married or not, I know he left 2 kids behind, Im so sorry! I know this must be hard on everybody, but hes in a better place now and they cant hurt him anymore.
    Victor may ur soul rest in heaven and u find peace.

    UR FRIEND

  3. On behalf of my family, thank you for all the love and support. My brother is deeply missed but his legacy lives on through his 3 lovely kids…God Bless

  4. Words could never descride the way my heart ached that horrible morning. I’m not GOD to judge the one that took My MANS Life… But only human enough to tell you WHAT COMES AROUND GOES AROUND! No One will ever know how much mine & my kids life were affected when he got taken from this earth… A memorial service will be held in loving memory of him 2-11-2010……..

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