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News Release

Monday, June 29, 2020

Media Relations

Homicide Information/ Newton Area NR20146ne

Newton Area: On June 27, 2020, around 6:35 p.m., a homicide occurred in the area of 55th Street and Alameda Street.

A male Hispanic, 18 years of age was standing outside of a parked vehicle when two suspects, male Hispanics, drove up and shot the victim for unknown reason. The suspects fled in an unknown direction.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim, where he later succumbed from his injuries. The incident is believed to be gang related.

Anyone with information, 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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