15-Year-Old Female Shot & Killed in South Los Angeles NR20167jl

July 15, 2020

South Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of a 15-year-old female.

On Saturday, July 11, 2020, around 12:10 p.m., the victim was in the 14100 block of South Vermont Avenue where she became involved in a physical altercation with several suspects. During the dispute, one of the suspects produced a handgun and shot the victim.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location to render aid. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives are attempting to locate potential witnesses and/or suspects that may have been involved in this crime. Anyone with additional information is urged to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives Romero or Armenta at (323) 786- 5111. 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 the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.