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News Release

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

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Man Shot to Death, While One Suspect Flees in His Car

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person’s responsible for the death of Cesar Alexander Cestoni Bonilla, a 25-year-old man.

On April 11, 2006, at about 1:50 a.m., the victim, a Hispanic man was seated in his car, a green Toyota Camry in the 1600 block of West Cordova Street. Two men approached the victim on foot. One of the suspects produced a handgun and fired multiple times at the victim, striking the victim in the head.

As the two suspects fled the location, a third suspect approached on foot and pulled Mr. Bonilla from his car and fled in his vehicle.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting suspects are described as two male Hispanics 30/40 years old with shaved heads. The third suspect was described as a male Hispanic with black hair, 40/50 years, wearing a dark baseball cap a black and white checkered jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rampart Homicide Detectives at 213-207-2000. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).