Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 130: Man Dies After Being Battered at Senior Center

A 60-year-old man was killed after getting into a fight at a senior center in Pacoima. 

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Paramedics found Fidel Toro June 8 on the ground inside the Alicia Broadous-Duncan Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 11300 Glenoaks Boulevard. He was transported to a local hospital where he died the next day.

According to police, Toro got into an argument with 57-year-old Gustavo Soriano that soon escalated into a physical fight and "Mr. Toro sustained an injury which rendered him unconscious." A coroner report listed his injury as "blunt head" trauma.

Soriano was arrested for manslaughter and his bail is set at $25,000.

Anyone with information regarding this murder should call Foothill Division homicide detectives at (818) 834-3115.

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