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Three Shot, One Killed In Koreatown
Posted by Ryan J. Beard on Aug 27, 2012 - 6:26:33 PM
KOREATOWN—Around 4:00 a.m. on
Sunday, August 26, Los Angeles Police officers in the Olympic
Area of Korea Town responded to a shooting in the 2700 block of San Marino
Avenue. When officers arrived on the scene, they found three victims suffering
from gunshot wounds on the front porch of an apartment complex.
were two males and one female between the ages of 18 and 20 years old. Los
Angeles Fire Department personnel quickly transported the three victims to a
local hospital. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, one of the male victims
was pronounced dead. The remaining male and female victims are in stable
condition, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The name of
the deceased victim is being withheld from the public until the relatives of
the victim are notified.
Detectives from the West
Bureau Homicide Unit are handling the ongoing investigation. Detectives have
revealed two suspects described as male Hispanics. According to the detectives,
the two suspects walked up to the victims and opened fire. The crime is being
described as gang related by the LAPD.
Anyone with information about
this crime is urged to call West Bureau Homicide Detectives D. Vinton and J.
Robledo at 213-382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should
be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain
anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters
may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S
on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the
letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on
"webtips" and follow the prompts.
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