EL MONTE (CBSLA) — An El Monte man was shot and killed while out for some fresh air just outside his home.
Ruben Arreola Nunez, 30, was fatally shot at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday near Emery Street and Peck Road. His family says he had gone out to get some fresh air.READ MORE: LA County Sees Another 72 Deaths Related To COVID-19
Moments later, his family says they hear gunshots. Nunez’s brother ran out and found him on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds to his upper torso.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Damage To Houses, Trees
Nunez was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
“He was just at the wrong place at the wrong time,” Nunez’s niece, Brenda Reynoso said. “My grandma, it’s her son. She just wants to know what happened and why. Why would you kill someone for no reason?”MORE NEWS: 22-Year-Old Man Stabbed To Death In Gardena
No suspect information has been released. Anyone with information about the shooting can call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.