Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 176, Victim Identified in Chesterfield Square Shooting

The man who was killed in an apparent drive-by shooting July 29 in the Chesterfield Square neighborhood of Los Angeles was identified as 21-year-old Wilber Alberto Panameno.

View Larger Map
Continue Reading

According to police reports, Panameno and his friend were standing on the corner of 52nd Street and St. Andrew's Place when a gray vehicle pulled up to them and the passenger in the back seat began firing multiple rounds, hitting the victims several times. Panameno died at a hospital at 1:50 p.m. His friend is in stable condition. Police say the daylight shooting was most likely gang-related.


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

  • Top Stories