Fatal Wilmington shooting death of Nickolas Bonilla – Obituary
In a tragic incident on October 17, 2023, one of the victims in the Wilmington shooting has been identified, while authorities intensify their search for the assailant. The shooting occurred around 5:10 p.m. on Monday, near the intersection of Sanford Avenue and East M Street.
The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has officially recognized the first victim as Nickolas Bonilla, aged 47, hailing from Carson. The identity of the second victim, aged 44, remains undisclosed pending notification of his family.
According to reports from law enforcement and KTLA5, the suspect responsible for this senseless act is described as a man in his twenties, approximately 5 feet 9 inches in height. He was observed wearing a white ski mask adorned with a skeletal visage.
Detectives have ascertained that the vehicle implicated in the shooting is an older model four-door Toyota Corolla. The vehicle was last spotted in the vicinity of East M Street and Watson Avenue, heading south, as it fled the scene.
The motive behind this distressing incident remains shrouded in uncertainty, leaving authorities to grapple with the unanswered questions surrounding this unfortunate event.