Bell Gardens Shooting Believed to be Gang-Related

By City News Service

A man in his 50s was shot to death last week in an apparent gang-related shooting in Bell Gardens, authorities said.

The shooting in the 5800 block of Shull Street was reported at 1:34 a.m., according to Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Peter Gomez. The man died at a hospital.

According to the preliminary report, the man was standing in the front yard of the residence when someone approached him on foot, shot him, and then fled in a truck or SUV, the sheriff’s department reported.

Sheriff’s homicide detectives were sent to the scene to assist Bell Gardens police in the shooting investigation. Anyone with more information on the crime was urged to call sheriff’s homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500, or Crime Stoppers, (800) 222-TIPS.

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December 6, 2012  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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One Response to “Bell Gardens Shooting Believed to be Gang-Related”

  1. Sandra Cabrera on December 23rd, 2012 5:54 am

    You guys need like I said twice b 4 verify your info b 4 printing it. This article is far far from da truth not even close! Its all a lie dats not how things happened. And it was not at all gang related tis man was 52yrs old he was NOT gang banging he was way way over dat! He was just a 52yr old husband and father to our 7yr old son. Yes dat man was my husband. So please remove tis article of 100% lies.

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