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News Release

Monday, September 10, 2001

Media Relations

Rampart Detectives Investigate Homicide

"Rampart Detectives Investigate Homicide"

 

Rampart: On Sunday, September 9, 2001, at approximately 1:45 A.M., Rampart Patrol Officers responded to a radio call, "meet the Fire Department at Court Street and Union Avenue". Upon arrival officers found the victim down on the sidewalk. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to his upper torso and was pronounced dead by Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics.

The investigation revealed that witnesses observed the victim on the sidewalk and stopped to render aid. Witnesses then contacted the Fire Department Paramedics.

The victim has been identified as Henry Geovani Guevara, 23 years of age.

The motive for the shooting is unknown. The suspect, or suspects, and weapon are outstanding.

Rampart Homicide Detectives Y. Valdez and C. Silva are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this homicide is urged to contact the Rampart Homicide Unit at 213-207-2051.

This information was provided by Detective III F. Faustino.

This press release was provided by Public Information Officer, Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.