Written by AARON CASTREJON
PASADENA - Detectives continue to investigate an August 9 shooting that killed a man.
The victim, identified by Pasadena Police as 24-year-old Anthony Michael Tafoya Ortiz of Los Angeles, was found suffering a gunshot wound in the 100 block of Painter Street around 10:49 a.m. Friday. The preliminary investigation revealed Ortiz was likely targeted.
Ortiz was in grave condition when transported to a nearby hospital. He died Sunday, August 11 around 10:36 a.m., Pasadena Police said in a written statement.
A motive remains under investigation.
Detectives will not reveal more details at this time.
Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call Pasadena Police at 626-744-4241. Information can be provided anonymously by calling L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).