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News Release

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Rampart Area Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who shot and killed a male in LAPD’s Rampart area.

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at about 3:11 p.m., Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to a call of a man down in the 400 block of North Coronado Street.  Upon arrival, Fire Department personnel determined that the man down was in fact a victim of a shooting. The male appeared to have been struck by bullets multiple times.

The victim was rushed to a local hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.  According to detectives, the victim is a Hispanic male in his 30’s but has not been identified.  He is currently listed as John Doe.

There is no information about the suspect(s) at this time and Detectives have not determined what prompted the shooting.  

Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Rampart Area Homicide detectives at 213-484-3642 or 213-484-3639.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.   Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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