Arrest Made in Recent San Pedro Shootings NR24095cm/bb

March 11, 2024

March 11, 2024 NR24095cm/bb


Investigators determined that these shootings are not related.


San Pedro: The Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) South Bureau Homicide Detectives announce the arrest of the suspect responsible for two recent San Pedro area shootings.

On January 6, 2024, during the early morning hours, a 19-year-old man was accosted by two suspects, one armed with a firearm. As the man attempted to drive away, one suspect fired, striking the victim’s vehicle. The victim was able to escape unharmed.

On January 20, 2024, around 12:00 a.m., a 33-year-old man was fatally shot in the 900 block of South Pacific Avenue in San Pedro after a dispute between multiple parties. A 35-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were also shot and transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

South Bureau Homicide Division, with the assistance of Harbor Division Gang Enforcement Detail, identified Estrella Rojas, an 18-year-old resident of San Pedro, as the suspect in both shootings.

On March 7, 2024, with the assistance of the LAPD FBI Fugitive Task Force, Rojas was located and arrested in San Pedro. Rojas was booked at 77th Street Jail for 187 (A) PC: Murder with no bail. Her booking number is 6771281.

On March 11, 2024, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office charged Rojas with one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact South Bureau Homicide Division detectives at (323) 786-5100. 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 Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.