Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Man Killed When Reportedly Attempting to Intervene in a Dispute in El Monte Identified

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man shot to death at a convenience store in El Monte was publicly identified Saturday as police continue to search for two men in connection with the homicide.

Angel Rosas, 38, was an El Monte resident, according to Lt. David Smith of the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

El Monte police dispatched at 10 p.m. Friday to the 10000 block of Valley Boulevard located a man suffering from at least two gunshot wounds to the upper body, said Deputy Erin Liu of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Information Bureau.

The man now identified as Rosas was pronounced dead at the scene. A motive for the shooting was unknown, Liu said.

According to multiple media reports, the shooting happened at a 7-Eleven parking lot after the victim tried to intervene in a dispute between two men, who fled the scene in mid-sized sedan.

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