La Jolla man fatally shot in Los Angeles

A man who was fatally shot in the southwest Los Angeles area was a resident of La Jolla, the coroner’s office reported Oct. 2.

Julio Manuel Alcantar, 23, was shot in the chest about 9 p.m. Monday in the 1000 block of West 66th Street, and he died a half-hour later at a hospital, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.

Los Angeles police said Alcantar was with his brother Edgardo and a friend when a suspect approached and opened fire on them for unknown reasons.

The other two men were hospitalized in serious condition, according to police.

--City News Service