SAN Gabriel robbery murder victim identified!Neighbors complain about gangs in the neighborhood and marijuana
Years ago, we reported that on January 26, at about 10:20 p.m., one man was killed and another wounded in a shooting at an apartment building in the 1400 block of Prospect Ave in SAN Gabriel.The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office identified the victim as Danny Wong, 53, while a Chinese man suffered gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening.Based on previous media interviews with the apartment management, the management speculated that it might have been a home invasion.The murder took place on the third floor. According to the scene observation, if you want to get to the room where the murder took place, you have to go through two floors of stairs. On the second floor, there is an iron door with a lock, but it is not locked and can be easily pushed open.Was it an acquaintance or a random crime?Mystery ensues!January 31 in the afternoon, the media know the situation once again came to the scene, A Chinese A woman with two young children, lived on the second floor for the murders happened, she was very afraid, don’t think the case is random robbery homicide, “as A rule, the gunman if random visits to rob, not deliberately run to the third floor, will surely choose the most convenient laid hands on him.”According to Ms. A, she often smelled marijuana in the apartment building before, but was not sure which one it was. After the murder, the apartment manager mentioned to the resident that the police found A lot of marijuana in the apartment.Ms. A said, “I thought the family might be growing marijuana, so they took advantage of it because they had been spotted.”Whether the victim was killed because of growing marijuana, the police did not confirm.Ms. A said that the family had always lived in seclusion, and she had never met the residents. “This apartment building is the only one with A few Chinese families,” she said. “I have seen everyone in and out of the apartment building, but I have never seen this one.Another Chinese woman, Ms. C, who lives across from the apartment building where the incident occurred, recalled that on the night of the incident, she heard a loud noise, arguing in Mandarin, and then heard gunshots. “I was so scared that I closed the doors and Windows.”Mr. C, Ms. C’s brother, said that he had lived here for more than 10 years, and the neighborhood was very bad.Mr. C said that his sister had been stalked and robbed a few months ago. “My sister came back from the bank to get some cash. On the way, a gangster followed her to the garage of our family.Mr ZhianC added that his brother had sat on the doorstep of his house and had his wallet snatched at gunpoint. “Security is so bad here, there used to be gang warfare,” he said.Ms. A, who lives in the apartment building at the scene, was still frightened. She said she also considered moving, but it is difficult to find A house now, and the rent is very expensive. “The two-bedroom apartment I live in now costs 1,500 yuan A month, which is cheap.