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News Release

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Media Relations

Fatal Shooting in San Pedro NR18162ml

San Pedro: The Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of 38-year-old Walter Crespo.

On June 11, 2018, at approximately 6:35 a.m., the victim, Walter Crespo, a 38-year-old male, was in the east/west alley of the 600 block of West 5th Street, San Pedro. Mr. Crespo was standing outside when unknown suspect(s) fired multiple rounds at the victim, striking him and causing him to fall to the ground.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location to render aid; however, Mr. Crespo died from his injuries.

Detectives have no leads on suspect(s) and are asking for the public's help.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Sergeant Oliva or Detective Coffee, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7886 or (310)726-7887. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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