UPDATED: Teenage boy shot to death in Lynwood

Authorities today investigated the shooting death of a teenaged boy in Lynwood. The shooting was reported at 11:37 p.m. Monday in the 3500 block of Beechwood Avenue, according to the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau. Full Story
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MEE

Buena Park, CA

#1 Aug 10, 2010
When is this shit gonna stop!
StayAtHomeMom

United States

#2 Aug 10, 2010
This was a 16yr old that should of been in his home and not on the street ! There has to be someone who seen this happen please call with any infor you have and parents please use your brain and don't let your teenager be the parent !!!!!!

Since: Mar 10

Inglewood, CA

#3 Aug 10, 2010
Demographic is shifting to the left and killing will go up. Just wait after they open the border.
Chuckufarley

Los Angeles, CA

#5 Aug 10, 2010
I left lynwood in 1973 when it was still safe. WTF happened.
Ca resident

Duarte, CA

#6 Aug 10, 2010
You all are a real compassionate bunch huh!? We'll wrap your little minds around this!

The streets are run by the people serving time in Pelican Bay. Belive it and right now the orders are calling for a long summer of children being killed on our streets and police are being targeted also read the papers everyday cops and children are dying!!! and all you people say is one less gangster it goes deeper than that people!! Wake up and take charge of your childrens lives! and the communitys!!!
jay

Los Angeles, CA

#9 Aug 10, 2010
I live close to beechwood Ave. and drive past there frequently. Its sad that something like this would happen so close to home and to a teenager!. But honestly the've shouldve known better. I send my condolences to the family. And for those who say one less gangster on the street? You should be next one less ignorant idiot out there, and on the internet.
ubel perez

Valencia, CA

#10 Aug 10, 2010
hACKER wrote:
1 less gangster to worry about.
COLD BEER anyone?
he wasnt a gangster u ignorant moron... his name was ruben galvan and he was the victim... dont be so retarded... he was shot to death the least u can do is have some respect...
Iliana

Pasadena, CA

#11 Aug 10, 2010
may this child rest in peace and his family find the peace needed to cope with this pain,
gangsta or not, he' was a child, son, brother, A HUMAN for gods sake idiots....
meee

Tustin, CA

#12 Aug 10, 2010
"victims" dont walk around the street at 11:30 pm ono a word night.
Just another gang casualty
TRUTH

Long Beach, CA

#13 Aug 10, 2010
How do you know he wasn't a gangster? Tell us more.
ubel perez wrote:
<quoted text>
he wasnt a gangster u ignorant ****... his name was ruben galvan and he was the victim... dont be so ****... he was shot to death the least u can do is have some respect...
hexer

Covina, CA

#16 Aug 10, 2010
what the hell were they doing out so late. Bad Parenting, assuming they have parents..Mama alway said nothing good happens late at night. Take your medicine son, Valla con Dios...
Food for thought

Culver City, CA

#18 Aug 10, 2010
If u don't care about someone dying why do u take the time to post something negative. Is it bcos ur life is so f**kd up that u take pleasure in someone elses pain? Worthless piece of u know what.

“I'll b nicer if u'll b smarter”

Since: Aug 10

LBC

#19 Aug 10, 2010
Iliana wrote:
may this child rest in peace and his family find the peace needed to cope with this pain,
gangsta or not, he' was a child, son, brother, A HUMAN for gods sake idiots....
Must make you feel better to think that this kid had supportive and caring nuclear family, a mother and a father that loved him, brothers and sisters that cared for him, church going and got good grades. But I'd bet a years salary that his mother has 5 other kids from 5 baby daddies, his dad is locked up somewhere, has been pretty much on his own for the last 10 years and the only people that 'care' for him are the older thugs in his gang.

Society's throw aways.
Moms

Germany

#20 Aug 10, 2010
My heart goes out to his family, expecially his mother.
Minerva

Los Alamitos, CA

#22 Aug 10, 2010
Ruben Galvan was my student for two years at
Hosler Middle School (close to where he lived and
was shot). And he was acutally one of my brighter
students.
NO - he was NOT a gang banger. NO - Mama didn't
have her kids by 5 different men. She is a very
nice, very caring lady, and my heart goes out to her.
NO - daddy is not in jail.

If Ruben had been the shooter, some of these comments might be justified. But since he was
the VICTIM, many of these comments are downright
cruel. The family just lost their first born child,
for heaven's sake!
How would you feel about comments like this if
it were YOUR child???!!

I respectfully suggest that the people who are making them save their comments for situations they
actually know something about!
LYNWOOD 90262

Los Angeles, CA

#24 Aug 10, 2010
Well i'm from lynwood and honestly he should of not been walking around that area around that time like they call it around here "its hot" .
Ms R

Pico Rivera, CA

#25 Aug 11, 2010
Ruben was also my student at Hosler Middle School. He was a bright and respectful boy. May God have him in peace.
Alma Andrade

Boron, CA

#26 Aug 12, 2010
MY heart goes out to his family. I meet Ruben last year 4-2010 he was 1 of my daughter's baile sorpresa dancer for her Quiceañera, he seemed a very good boy he dance very good ..Que Dios lo tenga en su Santa Gloria ,,,R.I.P Ruben ..FRom Family Andrade-Guerra
susana_karina310

Lynwood, CA

#27 Aug 12, 2010
Hey to all theese people that are talking nonsense, I met ruben. And he was NOT a gangster and he was NOT a thug, he didn't deserve to die that way at his age. His mom and dad are very nice people.

My son was a really close friend to ruben. Ruben was always dancing, riding his bike or laughing. My son is very heart broken to hear that his friend is no longer here.
So please have some respect for his family, his friends and for ruben.

-Rest In Peace Ruben Galvan, you will be missed
OGM

Downey, CA

#29 Aug 12, 2010
hey bro....
this boy is my cuzin and all he was doing was going to get something to eat at micky deez wit his friend....
if anybody when bad shit was gona happen, we wouldnt even go out..!!
StayAtHomeMom wrote:
This was a 16yr old that should of been in his home and not on the street ! There has to be someone who seen this happen please call with any infor you have and parents please use your brain and don't let your teenager be the parent !!!!!!

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