Valley Glen: Jose Landaverde, 24

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Jose Landaverde, a 24-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 26, in the 13100 block of Vanowen Street in Valley Glen, authorities said.

Landaverde was killed, and three others wounded, in a gang-related shooting in an apartment courtyard, Los Angeles police said.

The victims, all Latino males, were attacked by a single gunman about 7:05 p.m. The gunman fled.

Landaverde was shot in the chest and died later at a hospital. Another man was shot in the stomach and was hospitalized in critical condition. The two other victims were wounded in the leg and hand, police said.


-- Mike Anton

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Map: The location where Jose Landaverde was shot. Click for the Valley Glen Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.