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News Release

Thursday, August 27, 2020

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Shooting Suspect Captured on Video Surveillance NR20214wc

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Central Area detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a homicide suspect.

On August 07, 2020, around 12:05 a.m., victim-1 (male Hispanic, 30-years-old) and victim-2 (male Hispanic 7-years-old) were sitting inside their vehicle in a parking lot near the intersection of Adams Boulevard and Central Avenue. The suspect exited his vehicle, approached the victim's vehicle and fired multiple rounds striking both victims. The suspect entered his vehicle and fled the location.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported both victims to a local hospital where victim-1 died from his injuries, and victim-2 was listed in serious condition.

The suspect is described as a male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a light-colored hooded sweat shirt.

The suspect vehicle is depicted below as a white van unknown make or model:

Anyone with information about this incident are asked to contact Operation Central Bureau Homicide, Detective Thompson at (213) 996-4178. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to (323) 846-6553 or 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 Tipsters may also visit, 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.