Monday, April 30, 2012
Victim Struck by Gunfire while Driving NR12195rhLos Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information leading lead to the arrest of a suspect (s) who killed 22-year-old Christian Solares, a resident of Inglewood.
On April 27, 2012, around 11 p.m., officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 5200 block of South Centinela Avenue. Solares was driving a beige, Toyota Camry when he was struck by gunfire in the upper torso and crashed into a post at a vacant car dealership. A passenger from the victim’s car was seen running away eastbound on Centinela Avenue.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported Solares to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
There is no suspect description.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact West Bureau Homicide Detectives at 213-382-9470. 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.”