Suspect in fatal Westlake shooting is identified
Los Angeles police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 21-year old man Saturday in Westlake.
The suspect, Santos Navor-Flores, allegedly fled the scene after the shooting of Manuel Campos, which occurred about 12:25 a.m. while he was standing on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of West 5th Street, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release.
The department also released a photo of Navor-Flores, who was described as a male Hispanic, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. HIs age was not given.
Investigators said Navor-Flores began arguing with Campos and a group of Campos’ friends after he discovered them drinking in front of his residence.
LAPD officials said the incident was a dispute only and not gang-related.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Rampart Division homicide detectives at (213) 484-3650.
-- Sam Allen