A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Lincoln Heights on Sunday, Sep. 20, according to Los Angeles Police Department.
The victim is identified as Adrian Shije of Alhambra, NBC4 reports. He was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and lying on the ground near West Avenue 28 and Barranca Street around 2:05p.m.
Witnesses said they heard an argument between Shije and occupants of a car before the shooter shot him. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the scene and transferred the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Family and friends held a candlelight vigil for Shije at the site of the shooting on Tuesday night.
There is no suspect description, and the investigation is still ongoing. Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact Hollenbeck Homicide investigators at (213) 342-8964. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).