(L.A.) Juan Diaz Banuelos, 38, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2024-00443

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 38-year-old Latino male that occurred in a hospital.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Juan Diaz Banuelos.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP JUAN DIAZ BANUELOS (August 18, 1985 – January 7, 2024)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 8:37 p.m.

The decedent and his companion Alfredo Vargas were inside a vehicle by the Hi-Lite Motel when they were shot. They were taken to a hospital where they died. No arrests have been made as of Spring 2024.

Reference address: 10321 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90003

Note that the LAPD names the victim simply as “Juan Diaz” and also mistakenly recorded the incident date as January 8.

Investigating Detectives: Callian/De La Riva
Contact: (323) 786-5111