Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 181, Victim Identified in Fatal Shooting

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. 

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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.


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