Homicides: May 11 to May 18
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The Los Angeles County coroner has confirmed the following deaths as homicides. The Times will report more details later this week:
Roberta Romero, a 24-year-old Latina, on May 11. Romero was shot near the intersection of Glenpark Street and Bellevue Avenue in Pomona.
Michael Moore, a 20-year-old black man, on May 13. Moore was shot in the 1100 block of south Chester Avenue in Inglewood.
Erika Balayan, a 27-year-old Latina, on May 13. Balayan was shot in the 8300 block of Van Nuys Boulevard in Panorama City.
Robert Rodwell, a 28-year-old black man, on May 13. Rodwell was shot in the 1400 block of 105th Street in Athens.
Courtney Adams, a 24-year-old black man, on May 13. Adams was shot in the 6800 block of Atlantic Boulevard in Long Beach.
Victor Moreno, a 19-year-old Latino, on May 14. Moreno was shot in the 1700 block of East Vernon Avenue in Central Alameda.
Jose Chavez, a 30-year-old Latino, on May 15. Chavez was involved in a hit-and-run near the intersection of Huntington Street and Third Street in Pomona.
Ly Tran, a 45-year-old Asian man, on May 15. Tran was shot in the 13100 block of Lakewood Boulevard in Downey.
Alejandro Perez-Robles, a 25-year-old Latino, on May 16. Perez-Robles was shot in the 2900 block of Hyde Park Boulevard in Hyde Park.
Javier Gonzalez-Cordero, a 19-year-old Latino, on May 16. Gonzalez-Cordero was shot in the 2900 block of Hyde Park Boulevard in Hyde Park.
Oleida Robinson, a 40-year-old white female, on May 16. Robinson died of an apparent overdose in the 10600 block of Soledad Canyon Road in unincorporated Los Angeles County. Update: Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said later in the week that although the circumstances of Robinson’s death were suspicious, they determined there was no foul play.
Danny Quijada, a 30-year-old Latino, on May 16. Quijada was shot in the 6300 block of Milton Avenue in Whittier.
Marcus Smith, a 31-year-old black man, on May 17. Smith was shot in the 800 block of Osage Avenue in Inglewood.
Florist LaAngelo, a 21-year-old black man, on May 16. LaAngelo was shot in 2000 block of 115th Street in Watts.