Murder was the Case: LA Homicide No. 296, Teenager Fatally Shot in Pacoima

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot as he was riding in a car in Pacoima December 19. Four suspects, described only as Hispanic men, pulled up alongside Victor Mendez, Jr. and opened fire.

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The shooting occurred on Paxton Street near Foothill Boulevard

about 1 p.m. Saturday. Anyone with information should contact Mission Division Detectives at 818-838-9810.


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