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Two brothers saw their pregnant sister being assaulted by her boyfriend on a South Los Angeles street, and allegedly beat the boyfriend to death, police said.
Officers got a 911 call at 10:30 p.m. Friday from the 1100 block of East 32nd Street, and came upon the brothers holding down the victim, a man in his mid-20s, said Officer Mike Lopez of the LAPD’s Media Relations Section.
Lopez said Jose Luis Calletano, 22, and Mario Gaudencio Calletano, 21, and gone to the aid of their pregnant sister, who had been fighting with the victim.
Paramedics rushed the victim to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The pregnant woman was taken to a hospital, where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The Calletano brothers were arrested on suspicion of murder.
—City News Service
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