The Los Angeles County coroner's office has confirmed the following deaths as homicides. The Times will report more details this week:
Cesar Garcia, a 20-year-old Latino, on August 10. Garcia was shot in the 600 block of West 81st Street in Vermont Knolls.
Edward Dickson, a 47-year-old black man. Dickson was stabbed in the 1300 block of South Olive Street in Downtown. [Updated August 20: Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Dickson's cause of death is deferred and has not yet been ruled a homicide.]
Sergio Ramirez, a 19-year-old white man. Ramirez was shot at the intersection of Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Vanowen Street in North Hollywood.
Jimmie Williams, a 32-year-old black man. Williams was shot in the 700 block of South Keene Avenue in Compton.
Joseph Martinez, a 49-year-old white man. Martinez was stabbed in the 12000 block of South Figueroa Street in Harbor Gateway.
Cristian Madrigal, 13-year-old Latino. Madrigal was shot in the 21400 block of Orrick Street in Carson.
Luis Mora, a 21-year-old Latino. Mora was shot in the 4500 block of East 57th Street in Maywood.
David Sua, a 37-year-old Latino. Sua was shot at the intersection of Rimgrove Drive and Samgerry Drive in unincorporated Los Angeles.
Mauricio Jimenez, a 22-year-old Latino. Jimenez was shot in the 400 block of East 52nd Street in South Park.
Ruperto Martinez, a 39-year-old Latino. Martinez died of blunt force trauma in the 4400 block of Staunton Avenue in Central-Alameda. [Updated August 20: Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Martinez died of natural causes. Though coroner's investigators initially thought the death was a homicide, it has been ruled natural.]
Silverio Jimenez, a 39-year-old Latino. Jimenez was found dead in the 3000 block of Ganahl Street in Boyle Heights. [Updated August 20: Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said the cause of Jimenez's death is deferred and has not been officially ruled a homicide.]
Daquawn Allen, a 13-year-old black teenager. Allen was shot at the intersection of 88th Place and Broadway in Broadway-Manchester.
Christopher Lattier, a 21-year-old black man. Lattier was shot in the 100 block of East 84th Place in Florence.
Juan Johnson, a 42-year-old black man. Johnson was shot at the intersection of 60th Street and St. Andrews Place in Chesterfield Square.
Terry Johnson, a 54-year-old black man. Johnson was shot in the 11900 block of South Central Avenue in Green Meadows.