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Monday, May 18, 2009

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects responsible for the shooting deaths of 25-year-old Alejandro Robleos Perez and 19-year-old Javier Cordero Gonzalez.

On Saturday, May 16, 2009 at about 4:30 a.m., the victims were standing on the sidewalk across from 2909 West Hyde Park Boulevard. when the suspects approached them.  The suspects suddenly began shooting multiple rounds at the victims.  Both Perez and Gonzales died from gunshot wounds.
Detectives have not determined that the shooting is gang related, and there is no suspect description at this time.    
Anyone with information regarding this murder investigation is asked to contact Criminal Gang Homicide Group Detectives Kenneth White and Refugio Garza at 213-485-1383.  After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247) or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD.  Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website:  www.lapdonline.org.  All tips may remain anonymous.