Police Need Help In Northeast L.A. Killing

By City News Service

 Police are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect or suspects responsible for the shooting death of a 52-year-old homeless man whose body was found near the Pasadena (110) Freeway in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles.

Ruben Castaneda stepped out of a makeshift homeless tent off the northbound freeway near the Avenue 60 onramp and had been shot multiple times about 5 p.m. April 22, according to a department statement.

Paramedics arriving at the location pronounced him dead at the scene. A motive for the shooting is not known.

Hollenbeck police detectives asked anyone with information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 342-8957.


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