Walter Mencken 6:15 p.m., Feb. 28
And Yet Another Encanto Street Slaying
Three shot -- one dies, two injured.
6800 Imperial Avenue, Encanto
March 31, 11:31 p.m.
Officers were dispatched on a report of a shooting. They arrived to find a male, 20, and two females, 17 and 18, suffering from gunshot wounds.
All three victims were transported to trauma centers. The male, not yet identified, died at 11:57 p.m. The two females are expected to recover.
Here is what happened – the three victims were standing outside Howell’’s Liquor and Deli when the suspect -- described as Hispanic, 17 to 22 years old, 5’6”-5’9”,120-145 lbs. -- approached the group. He had a gun, and fired multiple rounds at them.
The motive of the shooting has not been officially determined.