A man who was fatally shot during a card game on a porch in South Los Angeles February 12 has been identified as 61-year-old Gumaro Carrillo Velazquez. According to police reports, Velazquez was playing poker when the gunman came up to him and started shooting around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
There were at least four bullet casings found on the sidewalk near the shooting in the 1300 block of East 42nd Street. Velazquez was taken to County-USC Medical Center in Boyle Heights, where he died of his injuries. So far, no motive for the shooting has been released by police. Anyone with information about the fatal attack should contact LAPD's Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556.
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