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Friday, September 20, 2019

Media Relations

Double Homicide in Harbor Division NR19253ll

Wilmington: 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 deaths of a 16-year-old female and 24-year-old Alex Gutierrez.

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, around 3:11 p.m., Harbor Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an ADW shooting on the 800 block of N. Bayview Avenue in Wilmington. Upon their arrival, the officers located the 16-year-old female victim unresponsive and not breathing. They also located Gutierrez with multiple gunshot wounds. Two additional female victims were located.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location and pronounced the 16-year-old female dead at scene. Gutierrez was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The two additional females suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The suspect(s) fled on foot and no description was provided.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Cortez or Detective Killingsworth, Harbor Area Homicide at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7879.During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to the Watch Commander at (310) 726-7730 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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