One Killed, Two Injured in Huntington Park Shooting


HUNTINGTON PARK  – A woman who was killed Sunday in a shooting in Huntington Park that left two men wounded was identified Tuesday.

The shooting occurred at 2:10 a.m. in the 6300 block of Pacific Boulevard, said Deputy Kelvin Moody of the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.

Yancy Alachan-Cruz, 42, of Huntington Park died at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

Alachan-Cruz was riding in the front passenger seat of an SUV traveling near Pacific Boulevard and Clarendon Avenue when somene fired several rounds into the vehicle, Moody said. He could not say if the attack was a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting.

The male driver was struck in the right arm, a male passenger in a rear seat suffered a grazing wound, and Alachan-Cruz was shot in the head, said Deputy Guillermina Saldana. The second back seat passenger was not injured. A motive for the shooting was not immediately known, Saldana said

Sheriff’s homicide detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the crime to call them at (323) 890-5500.

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