Victim Identified in Boyle Heights Shooting

By City News Service

Authorities Monday identified a man who was fatally shot in an apparent gang-related attack in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the Boyle Heights area.

Ramon Gerardo Vera, 25, was gunned down about 12:20 a.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of East Olympic Boulevard and died at the scene, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

“Someone shot him multiple times with a 12-gauge shotgun,” according to a police statement.

Detectives believed the shooting was gang-related. Anyone with more information on the crime was urged to call police at (323) 342-8957, or (877) LAPD-247.

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April 24, 2014  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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