Man Fatally Shot While Sitting in Truck

August 3, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CNS) – Police sought the public’s help Monday locating the person or people responsible for the shooting death of a 21-year-old man inside a pickup in Boyle Heights.

Officers dispatched about 10 p.m. Saturday to Bailey Street, just east of State Street, found a pickup truck stopped in the roadway and Jairo Rolando Recinos inside the vehicle with gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police had no information on a possible suspect.

LAPD Hollenbeck station detectives asked anyone with any information regarding the shooting to call them at (323) 342-8964.

Atwater Village H&R Suspect Sought

December 30, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Police were searching Thursday for the hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a 19-year-old man crossing the street outside a marked crosswalk in the Atwater Village area.

The crash took place about 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, as Ryan Coreas was crossing Fletcher Drive, just south of Laclede Avenue, according to Los Angeles police.

A gold or beige mini-van heading south on Fletcher drive hit Coreas, according to the LAPD. The driver never stopped or slowed down to aid the injured teen.

The mini-van also reportedly had a luggage rack on its roof according to witnesses.

Fire department paramedics treated Coreas at the scene and transported him to a hospital in serious condition.

Tipsters can receive up to $25,000 from the city’s new “Hit and Run Reward Program Trust Fund” for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction or civil resolution of the driver and the hit-and-run accident.

Anyone with information on this driver was asked to call the LAPD’s Central Traffic Division at (213) 833-3713. Tipsters can also call the LAPD’s 24-hour tipline at (877) 527-3247 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

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