LAPD SubHeaders 22
newsroom breadcrumb arrow 2000 archives breadcrumb arrow march 2000
 
NEWS ARCHIVES
 
HOME
 
CRIME MAPPING
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
 
E-POLICING
 
JOIN THE TEAM
 
LAPD BLOG
 
LAPD EQUIPMENT
 
LAPD SPORTS
 
LAPD TV
 
NEWSROOM
 
OUR COMMUNITIES
 
POLICE COMMISSION
 
REPORT A CRIME
 
SOLVE A CRIME
 
SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL POLICING
 
SUPPORT LAPD
 
TRAFFIC
 
INSIDE THE LAPD
 
GET INFORMED
 
Alarm School
 
Contact Us
 
Crime Mapping and COMPSTAT
 
Crime Prevention
 
Domestic Violence
 
FAQs
 
For Your Family
 
Gang Injunctions
 
I Want to Know
 
LAPD General Fund Contracts
 
LAPD Adult Missing Persons Unit
 
Most Wanted
 
Read the Beat Magazine
 
Social Media
 
Sworn and Civilian Report
 
Trademark
 
Year in Review
 
Youth Programs
FILE A
COMMENDATION
OR COMPLAINT

translation logo: globe with lapd badge
 

Disclaimer:
The LAPDonline.org® website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text is the English version of the LAPDonline.org® website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

 

News Release
Tuesday, March 7, 2000
Media Relations
   
   
Suspect wanted in homicide investigation

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Monday, March 6, 2000



"Suspect Wanted in Rampart Homicide"

Los Angeles - On Monday, March 6, 2000, at approximately 3:30 p.m., the victim was in a parking lot located to the rear of 2003 West 7th Street. The suspect confronted the victim while in the parking lot and an altercation ensued. During the altercation the suspect armed himself with an unknown type handgun and fired multiple shots at the victim from close range, hitting the victim in the chest. The victim staggered out of the parking lot southbound on Westlake Avenue to westbound 7th Street where he collapsed, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the body.

The victim was transported by rescue ambulance to County USC Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.

Witnesses observed the suspect fleeing northbound through the parking lot into the Metro Rail parking lot for the Red Line MacArthur Park Station. The suspect was bleeding and left a blood trail that terminated in the area of 6th Street and Alvarado Street. The suspect was described as a Male Hispanic, 30 to 35 years of age, 5'05"-5'06", black hair, brown eyes, 150lbs-180lbs. The suspect's clothing was described as a light colored shirt and blue jeans.

The motive for the argument and shooting is not known at this time. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin.

Rampart Homicide Detectives are conducting the investigation. Please direct all inquiries to the Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.




For Release 11:00 am PST
March 7 , 2000



     
 Follow @LAPDHQ  LAPD on Facebook
 Follow @lapolicefdtn
 
contact us  /  terms & conditions  /  los angeles police foundation
 
+ Powered By Radar Blue | © 2014 City of Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Police Foundation Los Angeles Police Foundation