LAPD Boyle Heights shooting
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Suspect shot dead by police in Boyle Heights was 14-year-old boy, coroner says

LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Boyle Heights residents gather near the intersection of Breed Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue on Wednesday night to protest the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jesse Moreno Romero.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Boyle Heights residents gather to protest the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jesse Moreno Romero.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Boyle Heights residents gatherto protest the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jesse Moreno Romero.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Tony Marquez of Boyle Heights, at a makeshift shrine near where Jesse Romero, 14, was shot and killed by police along the 200 block of North Breed Street in Boyle Heights.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting
A memorial set up for Jesse Romero in his mother’s home in Boyle Heights. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Teresa Dominguez, left, mother of Jesse Romero, 14, is consoled by neighbor Teresa Ocampo, at her home in Boyle Heights.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

A makeshift shrine along the 200 block of North Breed Street where Jesse Romero, 14, was shot and killed by police.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

A photograph of a gun, allegedly carried by Jesse Romero, 14, who was shot dead by Los Angeles police in Boyle Heights, is displayed at a news conference at LAPD headquarters Wednesday Aug. 10, 2016. At right is Deputy Chief Robert Arcos.

 (Bryan Chan / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Jesse Romero, the 14-year-old shot and killed by police on Tiuesday evening in Boyle Heights.

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LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Teresa Dominguez, left, mother of Jesse Romero, 14, receives a hug from neighbor Teresa Ocampo, at her home in Boyle Heights.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
LAPD Boyle Heights shooting

Shelsea Garcia, 16, left, and Gemma Martinez pay respects to friend Jesse Romero at a makeshift shrine set up along the 200 block of North Breed Street in Boyle Heights.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
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