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Monday, January 20, 2014

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25-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot in Boyle Heights NR14023gb

Boyle Heights:  Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Division Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting of 25-year-old Oscar Alberto Felix.

On January 17, 2014, around 5:20 p.m., Hollenbeck patrol officers responded to a radio call of “Shots fired” in the 600 block of North Fickett Street. When officers arrived at scene, they discovered Felix lying on the front porch of the residence with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported Felix to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

At this time the motive for the murder is unknown.  Detectives are seeking help from the community on this case.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Barajas or Marin at (323)342-8900. During non-business hours or weekends, calls may be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may 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 key pads) using a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters can also go to, click on “web tips” and follow the prompts.



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