(L.A.) Samuel Villaseñor, 22, Died in Rowland Heights

Case Number: 2023-11335

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 22-year-old Latino male in Rowland Heights.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Samuel Villasenor.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP SAMUEL VILLASEÑOR (July 27, 2001 – August 26, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Saturday at 11:40 p.m.

The decedent was killed in a shooting in Rowland Heights over the weekend that left another man wounded.

According to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department, the shooting happened at around 11:30 p.m. in the 1900 block of Sierra Leone Avenue.

Upon arriving, deputies discovered two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The second male Hispanic adult victim was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

A suspect was arrested and a firearm was recovered at the scene. The suspect’s name has not yet been released.