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HERMON — Police are asking the public for help in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man who was living in a make-shift tent near the 110 Freeway.
Ruben Castaneda was shot multiple times when he emerged from the tent at about 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, according to police. Castenada was pronounced dead at the murder scene next to the northbound lanes of the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway near the Gold Line rail bridge. The motive of the shooting is unknown and it’s not clear if more than one suspect was involved.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Barajas or Zolezzi at (323) 342-8957. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477)