The Homicide Report

The Times chronicles L.A. County
homicide victims

Category: Mid-City

Mid-City: Nelson Salazar Jr., 18

December 21, 2009 |  3:56 pm

The location where Nelson Salazar Jr. was shot. Click for the Mid-City Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood. Nelson Salazar Jr., an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed on Sunday, Dec. 20, in the 8500 block of Beverlywood Street in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.

Salazar and two other men were shot about 6:25 p.m. in the incident. The victims were taken to the hospital, where Salazar was pronounced dead at 6:54 p.m., said Officer Rosario Herrera of the Los Angeles Police Department.

The condition of the surviving victims was unknown. Police did not have information on the suspects.

-- Victoria Kim

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Map: The location where Nelson Salazar Jr. was shot. Click for the Mid-City Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.

Mid-City: Luis Pozos-Huerta, 27

July 27, 2009 |  4:07 pm
Luis Pozos-Huerta, a 27-year-old Latino, was shot several times and died Friday, July 23, in the 1700 block of South Longwood Avenue in Mid-City, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Pozos-Huerta, of Los Angeles, was found lying next to his car in the early morning when officers responded to a report of shots fired.

Police think Pozos-Huerta was parking his car at the time of the shooting, but they know of no motive and have no description of a suspect, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this killing is asked to call LAPD Wilshire Division Dets. Frank Carrillo or John Shafia at 213-473-0446.


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