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News Release

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Division Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a murder suspect of Fredis Mejia.

On June 10, 2017, around 8:40 p.m., Mejia was standing on the sidewalk in the 400 block of North Coronado Street when unknown suspect(s) walked up and shot him multiple times. The suspect(s) then fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene where Mejia was pronounced dead.

Fredis Mejia is described as a 24-year-old male Hispanic. He worked in the Fashion District as a salesman and did not have any gang affiliation.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Rampart Homicide Detective Martinez at (213) 484-3642 or Detective Chung at (213) 484-3643. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.