Roberto Garcia-Gudino, L.A. Homicide No. 72: Man Shot in his Car in Wilmington

A man was fatally shot in his car in Wilmington April 4.

According to police reports, 38-year-old Roberto Garcia-Gudino was driving with a passenger in his car southbound in the 1200 block of Frigate Avenue when a possible burgundy colored Toyota pulled up alongside his car around 1 a.m. and began shooting.

Garcia-Gudino was hit in the upper torso. The passenger was not struck. Police said Garcia-Gudino continued driving southbound until the car collided into a street light. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. Police do not know whether the shooting was gang-related. Anyone with information about the shooting should contact LAPD Harbor Division detectives at (310) 726-7881.

View Larger Map

Upcoming Events

Sponsor Content


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >