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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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Shooting leads to death in Boyle Heights NR16230aj

Boyle Heights: Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects involved in the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Raul Ceja Jr.

On Friday, July 22, 2016, around 9:35 p.m., officers from the Hollenbeck patrol area responded to a radio call of an ambulance shooting in the 900 block of Mott Street.

The Los Angeles City Fire personnel responded to the scene. Mr.Ceja failed to respond to medical treatment and was pronounced dead at scene.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide detectives at (213) 342-8959. 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 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."







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