Thursday, December 14, 2006
15-Year-Old Shot and KilledLos Angeles: A gang related murder occurred in broad daylight in the Lake View Terrace Area.
On December 14, 2006, at about 12:40 PM, the victim was walking his bicycle southbound on Foothill Boulevard near Terra Bella. When he walked past a dark colored compact sedan, which was parked against the west curb, a passenger from within shot him. The victim fell to the ground and the sedan drove off.
The victim identified as Joey Sandoval, 15, a resident of Arleta, was rushed to a local hospital where he died a short time later from gunshot wounds.
Detectives are asking witnesses to come forward with information regarding the shooting. The weapon and the suspects outstanding. The shooting suspect was described as a male Hispanic, unknown height and weight, 17 to 19 years old.
Anyone with information is asked to call Foothill Detective Division at 818-834-3115. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).