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News Release

Sunday, November 12, 2006

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Man Shot in the Back as He Walks Away

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect responsible for the shooting death of 43-year-old Arnulfo Ramon Guevara in the 300 block of West 82nd Street.

On Saturday, November 11, 2006, at around 10:10 A.M., Guevara was walking into the driveway when a male Black suspect in dark clothing and hooded sweatshirt engaged him in a conversation. For no apparent reason, the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot Guevara multiple times in the back as he was walking away. The suspect then ran from the scene.

The victim was taken to local a hospital where he failed to respond to treatment and was pronounced dead. The suspect and weapon are still outstanding. The motive for this crime is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives Joseph Chavez or Matthew Gares at 213-485-1383. After hours and on weekends, phone the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855). Callers may remain anonymous.