HAWTHORNE – A man shot to death in Hawthorne was homeless, authorities said Monday.
Guillermo Peinado was 34 years old, according to the coroner’s office. He died at a hospital.
Officers from the Hawthorne Police Department responded at approximately 10:15 p.m. Tuesday to calls regarding a shooting in the 3900 block of W. 115th Street, where they found the victim now identified as Peinado suffering from gunshots wounds, said Deputy David Yoo of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Information Bureau.
During their investigation, detectives learned the victim was on an access road at the end of the cul de sac on 115th Street and the Glenn Anderson (105) Freeway when an unknown person shot him. The wounded man ran east on 115th Street to a residential driveway where he collapsed, Yoo said.
The sheriff’s department was assisting the Hawthorne Police Department with the investigation.
Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.