Man, 24, Shot Dead As He Tries To Save Grandfather From Robbers

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBS) — Police are looking for three gunmen who fatally shot a man trying to save his grandfather from robbers.

The shooting occurred at Coldwater Canyon Boulevard and Willard at about 7 p.m. Monday.

The men were trying to yank a personal belonging off an elderly man outside his family’s home when he cried for help.

north hollywood fatal robbery Man, 24, Shot Dead As He Tries To Save Grandfather From Robbers

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The man’s family came outside and began chasing after the robbers. The man’s grandson was the first to reach the suspects as they began to drive away in their SUV.

Jose Torres, 24 managed to smash the rear window of the suspects’ car when the men shot him in the head.

Torres was transported in critical condition to a hospital, where he died.

The grandfather was reportedly hysterical after the incident and transported to a local hospital with chest pains.

Anyone with information was asked to call police.


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