Authorities ID Man Shot And Killed In Commerce


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COMMERCE (CNS) - Authorities Monday identified a homeless man who was shot and killed last week in Commerce.

Deputies were sent to the 6500 block of South Flotilla Street about 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The deputies learned that a man was underneath a cargo trailer at the location, and found that he had suffered a gunshot wound to the upper torso, the sheriff's department reported.

Juan Patino Rodriguez, 40, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

No arrests were reported.

Anyone with information about the case was asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous calls can be made to Crime Stoppers at 800-847- 2222 or sent to

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