Slain El Centro man remembered fondly

A makeshift memorial has been erected where 24-year-old El Centro resident Erasmo Chris Torres was fatally shot early Sunday near Hamilton Avenue and the railroad tracks. JULIO MORALES PHOTO

EL CENTRO — Slain 24-year-old El Centro resident Erasmo Chris Torres was described by family members on Tuesday as a kind, loving person who tended to have generous views of people.

On Sunday, Torres was fatally shot about 4 a.m. near Hamilton Avenue and the railroad tracks as he and his younger brother walked to their family’s nearby home.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.

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