Daniel “Pitchman” Herrera

Daniel “Pitchman” Herrera

Frequent radio show caller Daniel “Pitchman” Herrera was gunned down in Maloney on Thursday.

Around 6.30 a.m. gunshots were heard at Semp Avenue, Maloney, and residents found Herrera’s body in a pool of blood.

Herrera was widely-known for calling into radio talk shows, particularly the morning show at Red 96.7 fm.

Herrera was one of two people killed overnight.

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