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Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Rampart Area Shootings Leave Two Wounded NR171118aj

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for shooting two victims.

On April 23, 2017, around 3:40 p.m., Rampart Area officers responded to a shooting call in the 2400 block of Kent Street in the city of Los Angeles. Upon their arrival, officers discovered a male suffering from a gunshot wound. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported him to a local hospital where he was in stable condition.

About 20 minutes later, around 4:00 p.m., Rampart Area officers responded to another shooting call in the 1600 block of West 12th Place. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim who had been shot. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the male to a local hospital where he is in stable condition.

The suspect vehicle in both shootings was described as a white Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with a ladder in the bed area. The truck also has custom black rims. The truck had a possible partial license plate of "931" or "331". Below are images from one of the shooting scenes.



One of the suspects was described as a male Hispanic, 20-21 years old with black hair and brown eyes. He weighed approximately 180-200 pounds and was wearing a black T-shirt.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Rampart Area Gang Detectives at (213)484-3660. 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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