The coroner’s office Monday released the name of a 27-year-old man shot to death in Cudahy.

Raul Contreras was a Cudahy resident, the coroner’s office said.

Deputies were called at 2:37 a.m. Saturday to the 4500 block of Clara Street regarding a shots fired call, said Deputy Miguel Meza of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau.

The victim, identified as Contreras, was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the upper body and pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was immediately available.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *