NORWALK — Coroner’s officials have released the name of a 32-year-old man who was fatally shot Wednesday.
Jimmy Hernandez Deleon died at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood about two hours after the 4 a.m. shooting, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said. His city of residence was not available.
The shooting occurred in the 14000 block of Gard Avenue, however it was first discovered when Deleon arrived at an area emergency room, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said.
He was transferred to St. Francis where he was pronounced dead just after 6 a.m., Winter said.
The circumstances of the shooting were not clear, and a suspect description was not available.
NORWALK — A gunshot victim died early Wednesday after being dropped off at a hospital, authorities said.
The man was pronounced dead just after 6 a.m. at St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, Los Angeles County Department of Coroner Assistant Chief of Operations Ed Winter said.
He was initially described as a Latino man in his 30s pending positive identification and notification of family members, Winter said.
The investigation remained in its early stages, however sheriff’s officials said it was believed the shooting took place about 4 a.m. in the 14000 block of Gard Avenue.
The wounded man was apparently dropped off at another hospital before being transferred to St. Francis emergency room with multiple gunshot wounds, according to sheriff’s and coroner’s officials.
Further details were not immediately available.
NORWALK — Deputies responding to a call of shots fired in a neighborhood found a wounded man Wednesday night.
Sheriff’s Lt. Frank Rivera said the shooting was reported around 11:20 p.m. in the 14300 block of Falco Avenue.
Deputies responding to a report of a gunshot victim found the man, 30, suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper torso, Lt. Bill Evans said.
He was taken to a hospital where he was listed in stable condition after undergoing surgery, he added.
The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear.
The suspect or suspects fled in a white vehicle, officials said, however no further description was available.
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NORWALK — A man was expected to survive after being shot in the face along Bloomfield Avenue early Sunday, officials said.
Few details were known in the 6:30 a.m. attack in a residential neighborhood at Bloomfield Avenue and Hacienda Drive, as the victim did not appear to be cooperating with investigators, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt Greg Arnold said.
He told officials he was standing in the area when he was approached by a male attacker whom he couldn’t described, Arnold said. The victim, a 25-year-old Norwalk man, reported hearing a gunshot and realizing he’d been wounded in the jaw.
No further information was available.
NORWALK — A man died early Friday after being thrown from his SUV in a rollover crash on Firestone Boulevard, authorities said.
Rudy Carreon, 38, of Norwalk, died in the crash, Lt. Larry Dietz of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner said.
He was driving an SUV east in the 12500 block of Firestone Blvd., just north of Rosecrans Avenue, shortly after 1:50 a.m. when he apparently lost control, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Bill Evans said.
The SUV struck a curb and rolled over, ultimately coming to a rest on its roof in the parking lot of the Guesthouse Hotel, Evans said. Carreon was thrown from the vehicle and suffered major head injuries.
A woman who was riding as a passenger in the SUV was treated for minor injuries.
The cause of the crash was under investigation.
NORWALK — A man lost cash and his cell phone late Wednesday in an armed robbery in a miniature golf course parking lot, authorities said.
A robber approached the victim about 8 p.m. in the parking lot of Golf N’ Stuff, 10555 Firestone Blvd., Los Angeles County sheriff’s Sgt. George Suarez said.
Armed with a handgun, the robber demanded the man’s money and cell phone, Suarez said. The victim complied, and last saw the robber heading south through the parking lot on foot.
Deputies described the robber as black man in his mid-20s, with short black hair, wearing a dark shirt and dark pants.
NORWALK — A Norwalk man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend in the neck during an argument Sunday, officials said.
Marco Antonio Ruiz, 27, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Chris Johnson and county booking records.
A woman in her early 20s showed up at a hospital about noon with a laceration to her neck, as well as a cut to her hand, the lieutenant said. The wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.
Investigation revealed the woman had been slashed by her 27-year-old boyfriend, a 27-year-old boyfriend at a home in the 12100 block of Beaty Avenue, he said.
The man, whose name was not immediately available, was booked on suspicion of domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon, Johnson said.
According to booking records, Ruiz was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail pending a scheduled arraignment Wednesday in Bellflower Superior Court.
NORWALK — The pursuit of a carjacked pickup truck Wednesday ended in a crash on Alondra Boulevard, authorities said.
Ricky Navarro Ramirez, 23, of Norwalk was booked on suspicion of auto theft, receiving stolen property and evading police following the 5 p.m. chase and crash at Alondra Boulevard and Elaine Avenue, according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Dana Chemnitzer.
Ramirez was also being investigated on suspicion of carjacking the stolen pickup truck, as well as at least two additional carjackings in the Norwalk and Artesia areas, officials said.
Deputies spotted Ramirez driving a pickup truck that had been reported stolen Sunday in an armed carjacking in Cerritos, Chemnitzer said in a written statement.
A brief pursuit began, before Ramirez ran a stop sign at Elaine Avenue and Alondra Boulevard and crashed into a car and a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, Lt. Bill Evans said.
The driver of the car was treated after complaining of pain, while the driver of the Toyota truck was not injured, Evans said.
Ramirez was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail pending a scheduled arraignment Friday in Bellflower Superior Court.
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NORWALK — A man was taken to a hospital Wednesday after an assailant hit him on the head with a brick.
Deputies searched for the suspect but couldn’t find him.
The assault took place 5:15 p.m. outside the Wienerschnitzel at 11660 East Imperial Highway in Norwalk.
“The suspect ran past him and struck him on the back of the head with a brick in a bag,” Lt. Frank Rivera of the sheriff’s Norwalk station said.
Rivera said the suspect didn’t say anything before the attack. The culprit ran across the street and out of view.
The victim sustained a laceration to the back of the head, was treated at a hospital and released, according to the lieutenant.
The suspect was described as a black man in his 30s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall and 150 pounds. He wore a black shirt and blue jeans.
- Ruby Gonzales