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Friday, November 16, 2012

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Los Angeles:  On Thursday, November 15, 2012, at around 10:50 p.m., unknown suspect(s), possibly in a Dodge vehicle, shot 30- year old Triny Lopez.  Lopez was driving his vehicle on the 800 block of Marine Ave in the City of Wilmington, when he was struck in the torso.  Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance responded and pronounced Lopez dead at the scene.  Lopez was a member of a gang known as the Eastside Wilmas.  However, it is unknown if this incident was gang related.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Harbor Area Homicide Detectives Rodriguez or Oliva at 310-726-7887 or 310-726-7880  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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”