Friday, January 16, 2009

The Roberto Lopez Jr. Memorial Fund

Photo courtesy of Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Councilmember Ed P. Reyes has announced the Roberto Lopez Jr. Memorial Fund to assist the Lopez family as they mourn the death of their 4-year-old son. Those wishing to make donations to the charitable fund can go to any Wells Fargo branch and submit a check, money order or cash. Donors who are Wells Fargo customers may transfer funds directly. Questions about the fund can be directed to the office of Councilmember Reyes at (213) 485-0763.

Roberto Lopez Jr. was hit in the chest by a single gunshot Tuesday afternoon while he and his older sister walked from their home near Angelino Heights to a local community center. Police said at least one person opened fire on a car driving down the street and one of the shots struck Roberto Jr.