Investigators say 29-year-old Alvaro Mata-Rico of Bell Gardens was working at his stand on East 51st Street and McKinley Avenue when he was gunned down shortly after 11 p.m. Friday.READ MORE: Local Schools Forced To Adapt As Omicron Surge Continues
Three suspects shot him in what investigators believe was a robbery attempt, a LAPD spokesperson stated Tuesday. Mata-Rico was pronounced dead at the scene.
The names of the suspects arrested are expected to be released at a press conference Wednesday.READ MORE: Venice Fight Results In One Dead, One Injured, One Arrested
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