A Hispanic male who was shot to death August 2 while standing near the corner of 42nd Street and Central Avenue at 9 a.m has been identified as 23-year-old Francisco Cornelio.
According to police, two male blacks in their mid-20s approached Cornelio in a black Chrysler 300 and fired multiple rounds. Cornelio was hit in the upper torso and taken to a local hospital where he died. Police believe the early morning shooting was gang-related. Anyone with information should contact Newton Division detectives at (323) 846-6556.