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Sunday, March 2, 2008

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Father and Son Killed in Shooting

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the person responsible for the fatal shooting of two men in 77th Division.

On March 1, 2008, at approximately 12:55 am, 20-year-old Alan Turcios and his 42-year-old father, Santos Turcios were on 73rd Street, just west of Central Avenue, when they were confronted by a male suspect who for unknown reasons began shooting at them. Both victims were shot multiple times, but managed to ask for help at the 7300 block of South Central Avenue.

Paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced Santos Turcio dead at scene. Alan was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died as well.

The suspect was last seen driving a light blue four-door sedan with chrome rims, southbound on Central Avenue from 73rd Street.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call South Bureau Homicide Detective Linda Heitzman or Detective Refugio Garza at 213-485-1383. After hours and on weekends, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAW-FULL (529-3855).