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News Release

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Media Relations

22-Year-Old Man Shot to Death

Los Angeles: Pacific Homicide Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a 22-year-old man standing on the driveway.

On November 24, 2008, at around 10:20 p.m., Alberto Ramirez was standing on the driveway in the 4800 Block of Slauson Avenue. An unidentified male suspect walked up to Ramirez and shot him multiple times with a large caliber handgun. The suspect got into a red vehicle then fled the location. The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, 19-20 years of age, wearing a black sweatshirt and dark pants.

The incident appears to be gang related.

This incident is unrelated to any other incidents occurred in Pacific.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or may have information regarding it, is asked to contact Pacific Homicide Detectives at 310-482-6316. After hours or on weekends, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or by texting CRIMES (274637) and beginning the message with the letters LAPD. Tipsters may also submit information on the LAPD website, Tipsters may remain anonymous.