Pictured are suspects in an alleged gang shooting that took place at the home of Joe Gonzalez, 1441 Playground Street where a wedding shower was being held.From from left to right, Arthur Mendoza, Edward Hernandez, Genaro Juarez, John Montez, Pvt. Joe V. Olivas, Marine. Gonzales claimed that after he ordered Hernandez and Mendoza to leave, they returned with the other suspects and Virginia Morales. A melee ensued which lead to the shooting death of Felix Miramonte, 15, and the injuries of Marco Cano, 17, and Edmond A. Mendoza, 17. Photograph dated November 25, 1942.
Olivas, Joe V Juarez, Genaro Mendoza, Arthur Hernandez, Edward Montez, John Mexican Americans--California--Los Angeles Murder--California--Los Angeles Clothing and dress--California--Los Angeles Gangs--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs