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One man killed in East L.A. shooting [updated]

EAST LOS ANGELES —  One man was fatally shot this afternoon near Blanchard Street and Geraghty Avenue.

The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department were called in at about 4:22 pm.

Officials  provided no other details in an advisory but ABC 7 posted an aerial photo on Twitter of a white pickup truck that crashed into a wall in front of a home near the scene of the shooting.

It’s the third killing of the year in unincorporated East Los Angeles, according to the L.A. Times.

Update: Deputies who were responding to the report of a traffic collision discovered that the driver, a male Latino, suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper torso, said an LASD update.  “Detectives learned the victim was driving near the intersection of Blanchard Street and Geraghty Street, when he exchanged words with the suspect, who was on foot. The suspect produced a handgun and opened fire, striking the victim in the upper torso area. The victim was able to maneuver his vehicle westbound on Blanchard Street to Gage Avenue, where he collided with a brick wall.”

The victim did of his injuries after being taken to a hospital.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic, in his early 20s.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app for FREE or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

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10 comments

  1. R.I.P- RISKY-

    DON’T WORRY MY FRIEND I’LL BRING YOU SOME 27 ‘S LIKE YOU ALWAYS USE TO BUY. ..YOU WILL BE MISSED MAY YOUR SOUL BE AT PEACE – G-

  2. You are dearly missed, So many memories I could think of you. Great times. Risky was a well loved person. As his uncle R.I.P Happy. This world lost a great person. He was a son, a father, and a brother. May your soul rest in peace. And may our Lord Jesus welcome you with open arms.

  3. I remeber u for mr butters in a split u slipped on “GERAGHTY AVE#1 ” I WILL ALWAYS KEEP U IN PRAYER

  4. This is another sad loss of a young person’s life. As noted in the story, tips can be reported anonymously if someone fears giving their name:

    Or if you wish to remain Anonymous, call “LA Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” mobile app for FREE or “P3 Mobile” for the hearing impaired, or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org

  5. R.I.P RISKY
    WE JUST WANTED TO PAY OUR RESPECTS TO OUR GOOD FREIND CARLOS. AND SAY THAT YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTEN AND FOREVER YOU WILL BE MISSED. WE WILL ALWAYS THINK OF RISKY AS A FUNNY AND VERY KIND HEARTED PERSON THAT WOULD GIVE YOU HIS LAST DOLLAR IF YOU NEEDED IT . I KNOW YOU WERE GOING THROUGH SOME STUFF AT THE TIME, AND I KNOW YOU TRIED TO DO YOUR BEST TO BE THERE FOR YOUR NEWBORN BABY . BUT FOR SOME OTHER REASONS GOD HAD OTHER PLANS BUT ONLY HE KNOWS WHAT THAT IS SO MAY GOD WELCOME YOU TO THE PLACE HE HAS SET ASIDE FOR YOU .AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE MY BOY . AND HOPEFULLY WE WILL SEE YOU ONE DAY.

  6. Safe to say we will be spared the “Risky” graffiti bombs on the sides of buildings and retaining walls?

  7. Dont follow in his footsteps…..stop the brown on brown crime hermanos. Self control leads to a longer life and less tears

  8. Got caught slipping . bullets don’t lie

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