Veteran killed after celebrating return from duty - WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority

Veteran killed after celebrating return from duty

Posted: Updated:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a 21-year-old Army veteran was shot to death after a dispute at a party to celebrate his return from Afghanistan.
    
Los Angeles police Lt. Paul Vernon told City News Service that Francisco Garcia had left his party and was on a sidewalk in the San Fernando Valley when a man pulled up and yelled at him before shooting him early Sunday.
    
Authorities say Garcia died at the scene.
    
Vernon says police believe the suspect targeted Garcia following a dispute Saturday. No arrests have been made.
    
Detectives say they do not believe those involved had been at the party.
Powered by Frankly