Man fatally shot in driveway of South El Monte business

South El Monte 187 6-18-13

SOUTH EL MONTE – A man was shot and killed Tuesday morning and his body found in the driveway of a silk-screen company, officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Coroner’s officials identified the man as 27-year-old William Gilbert Ruesga of El Monte. The autopsy is pending.

He was found with gunshot wounds to his upper torso in the 10700 block of Weaver Avenue, Lt. Dave Coleman said.

Coleman said the shooting is believed to have occurred around 7:45 a.m. near residences a few doors down from where the man’s body was found.

Witnesses reported hearing an argument nearby then numerous gunshots, Coleman said.

Deputies didn’t know the motive behind the shooting. Detectives didn’t say if it was gang-related…

FULL STORY by Staff Writer Venusse Navid

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