Monday, November 5, 2012
Woman Killed in San Pedro NR12504rhLos Angeles: On Friday, November 2, 2012, around 10:30 p.m., Harbor Area Patrol Officers responded to a radio call, in the 3100 block of Almeria Street in the city of San Pedro. The victim, 45-year-old Michelle Stamper and the suspect, 55-year-old Johnny O’Kane were in a dating relationship. The victim and suspect were involved in a dispute. O’Kane shot Stamper and then turned the gun on himself.
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and pronounced Stamper. O’Kane was transported to a local hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound.
The motive for the shooting is a domestic dispute. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact Harbor Area Homicide, Detective David Alvarez at 310-726-7879. 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.”