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News Release

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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Man Found Dead in front of Driveway NR12476rh

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department Northeast Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed 20-year-old Juan Carlos Alquisira.

On October 15, 2012, around 8:20 p.m., Northeast patrol officers responded to a radio call of an ambulance shooting in the 3200 block of Division Street.  When officers arrived they found Alquisira on the ground suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and transported Alquisira to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The motive for the shooting appears to be gang related.  There is no suspect description.  The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Northeast Homicide Division, Detective Zesati 323-344-5744.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). 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, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”



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