San Pedro: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Harbor Area Gang Impact Team Detectives have made an arrest in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old boy and 19-year-old
On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, around 11:50 p.m., a physical altercation broke out in the 300 block of West 1st Street, San Pedro.
During this incident a 15-year-old female retrieved a firearm from her backpack and discharged it striking the two victims. Both victims were treated at a local hospital and have subsequently been released.
During the course of the investigation, detectives identified the 15-year-old suspect through a course of surveillance footage and witness interviews.
On Tuesday, September 6, 2022 detectives located and arrested the 15-year-old female, a resident of Los Angeles, for her involvement in the shooting.
She was subsequently booked for 602 WIC 245(B)PC-Assault with a Semi-Automatic Firearm and transferred to Eastlake Juvenile Hall.
This case will be presented on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Harbor GIT Detective Chris Lindberg at (310) 726-7891. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA 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 “P-3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.