Man Fatally Shot In East LA

October 19, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

A man was fatally shot Sunday on a street in East Los Angeles and sheriff’s homicide detectives were investigating.

The shooting in the 1300 block of South Atlantic Boulevard was reported at 6:36 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Grace Medrano.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he later died, Medrano said. The victim’s name was withheld pending notification of kin.

Anyone with information was asked to call the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

All tips can be made anonymously.

$10,000 Reward Offered in Fatal East L.A. Shooting

May 5, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved $10,000 rewards in hopes of solving a fatal shootings on New Year’s Day in East Los Angeles.

Supervisor Hilda Solis proposed the reward in the Jan. 1 slaying of 25-year-old Tommy Gamez, who was shot to death in his car, which had crashed into three parked vehicles in the 600 block of Gerhart Avenue in East Los Angeles.

Investigators believe the shooting – which happened about a half-hour after the new year began – was gang-related.

Anyone with information was asked to call sheriff’s homicide Detective Dawn Retzlaff at (323) 890-5500.

Man Shot Dead In Cypress Park

April 30, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

A man was fatally wounded today in a shooting in the Cypress Park area, authorities said.

The attack — it was not immediately determined who carried it out — took place in the 600 block of San Fernando Road near Figueroa Street about 2:30 a.m., said Sgt. Tiffany Ljubetic of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Northeast Station. She said the victim, who was wounded, was found by officers, then transported to a hospital.

The man, who was in his 20s, was later pronounced dead at the hospital, said Officer Drake Madison, an LAPD spokesman.

A man wearing a dark hoodie was seen running from the shooting site through a nearby mobile home park, police said.

The motive for the homicide was not known.

An LAPD command post was being set up at the intersection of West Avenue 27 and McClure Street as the shooter was being sought.

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