Authorities Wednesday identified a 19-year-old man killed in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles which police said they believed was gang related.
The shooting was reported at 4:14 p.m. Saturday in front of 1742 E. 41st Place, near Long Beach Avenue and the border with Vernon, according to Officer D. Orris of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.
Robert Corona was standing in front of the house when shots were fired from a vehicle that drove up to him, Orris said. More than one suspect was believed inside the vehicle.
Paramedics took Corona to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
About 30 minutes earlier, another suspected gang-related homicide of a 20-year-old occurred about 4 miles away in Watts, but there was no indication that the two were related.
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