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Velarde, Daniel WANTED FOR
Murder
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Daniel Velarde

On Friday, January 11, 2002, Bruce Wong, "CHINO," A Columbus Street gang member, was shot to death in an alley adjacent to the Las Brisas bar located at 15321 Parthenia Street. Daniel Velarde has been identified as the shooter. The .9 mm blue steel semi automatic pistol used in the shooting is still outstanding.

WARNING: THIS INDIVIDUAL IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO APPREHEND SUSPECT YOURSELF. IF SEEN, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL POLICE STATION ASAP.

CRIME INFORMATION

Suspect: Velarde, Daniel
Sex: M
Descent: Hispanic
Height: 5'11
Weight: 190
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Date of Birth: Sep 8, 1970
Age: 31*
Weapon: .9mm blue steel semi automatic pistol
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Oddities:
DR#: 021705202

*NOTE:   Age calculated at date of crime.