Man, 19, shot dead in Athens neighborhood of L.A. County
Edwin Jose Perla was found on a sidewalk in the 11100 block of South New Hampshire Avenue at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday, said Sgt. Michael Thomas of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Perla had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene.
Detectives believe the shooting may be gang-related but are still investigating the circumstances, Thomas said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
-- Carla Rivera