A 25-year-old Pomona man died Tuesday after he was shot several times in the 600 block of Illinois Street.
It’s the 12th homicide in Pomona this year. That leaves the city with twice as many slayings as any other city in the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier areas. Pasadena is a distant second with 6 killings.
That makes 70 homicides in the region this year. Seventy percent of them are by gunshot.
See the numbers on our homicide map.