(L.A.) Nestor Tlahuel Mendez, 30, Shot Dead in La Mirada

Case Number: 2023-03437

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 30-year-old Hispanic male that occurred on a street.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Nestor Tlahuel Mendez.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Gunshot Wound Of Torso

RIP NESTOR TLAHUEL MENDEZ (May 6, 1992 – March 29, 2023)

The decedent was the victim who was shot dead in La Mirada on Wednesday.

Deputies responded at 9:16 p.m. to the 13900 block of Rosecrans Avenue, east of Marquardt Avenue, where they found the man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tlahuel is a Náhuatl name from Mexico. The decedent may have been of Aztec Mexican descent.