Man Killed in Drive-by Shooting

May 25, 2007

Los Angeles: A 46-year-old Los Angeles man was shot to death Thursday night when a gunman in a passing car opened fired on him.

Around 11:30 p.m., Joaquin Aguilar was standing on a sidewalk in the 8500 block of San Pedro Street when he was shot, police said.

The victim was taken to California Hospital where he later died.

Police have no suspect or vehicle description and the motive of the shooting hasn’t been determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives Herman Frettlohr or Rocky Sato at 213-485-1385. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).