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Concerned Co-Workers Set Up Fund for Man Shot in Face in Silver Lake
Co-workers of Juan David Vasquez, the man shot in the face while driving home from work Sunday, have established a fund to which anyone wishing to help for his care can contribute.
Employees of El Chavo restaurant, just one of the two places where Vasquez worked full-time, describe him as "a well�?liked co�?worker, compadre and friend" in an email sent out about the establishment of the fund. Adds the representative from El Chavo: "[Vasquez] is a kind and thoughtful person and diligent worker."
Vasquez was shot three times Sunday night as he drove home from his other job at Garage Pizza. The incident has been described by authorities as an act of road rage.
The shooting has left Vasquez in grave condition on life�?support at USC Medical Center.
Anyone wishing to make a donation to go towards his medical costs can take cash or check to any Citibank Branch, or to El Chavo Restaurant or Garage Pizza. The Account number for the fund is 204204192 .