Jose Gallardo, 33
Died Dec. 6, 2012
Jose Gallardo, identified as a 33-year-old white man, died Thursday, Dec. 6, three days after he was shot in the 1700 block of Largo Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Ed Winter, spokesman for the coroner's office, said Gallardo was standing in front of his home Dec. 3 about 10:55 p.m. when a car drove by and the occupants shot at him. The car then fled the scene.
Authorities were called, and the victim was taken to the hospital, where he died three days later. Coroner's records show that Gallardo died from a gunshot wound to the head.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
-- Los Angeles Times
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Updated: Dec. 21, 2012 at 10:28 a.m.