(L.A.) Nicholas Burgos Jr., 38, Died in a Hospital

Case Number: 2020-10202

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

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Nicholas Burgos Jr.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Sequelae of Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP NICHOLAS BURGOS JR. (November 17, 1981 – November 1, 2020)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 6:53 p.m.

The decedent was a patient at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center when he was shot seven times by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Dalia Gonzales on October 6. He died nearly a month later from his injuries.

The shooting of Nicholas Burgos was not the first time that police killed a patient at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. In 2015, an LAPD officer killed Ruben Herrera.