Teen Arrested In East LA Shooting

By EGP News Report

A 17-year-old has been arrested for the May 25 shooting of a 32-year old male Hispanic gang member in East Los Angeles, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff officials.

The victim was shot at approximately six to seven times while driving at Olympic and Ditman in East L.A., and patrol deputies recovered six 9mm “Luger” bullet casings from the crime scene.

Detective Gina Eguia, from the L.A. County Sheriff’s gang unit, Operation Safe Streets Bureau (OSS), handled the investigation and identified the assailant.
On August 4, OSS personnel took the suspect into custody in front of his residence in the 1200 block of S. Ditman Avenue. Deputies recovered a .38 caliber revolver, 9mm semi automatic handgun, and gang paraphernalia.

The subject was transported and booked at the East L.A. Sheriff Station.

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August 11, 2011  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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