Carjacking Resulted in a Homicide NR15247ml

July 21, 2015

San Fernando: The Los Angeles Police Department Mission Division Homicide detectives are investigating a Carjacking that resulted in a Homicide.

On Saturday, July 18, 2015, around 11:30 p.m., Mission patrol officers received a radio call of a Carjacking in the 11300 block of Acala Avenue in San Fernando.

The victim, 57-year-old, Mr. Dario Rosas, of San Fernando, drove to his residence and parked his vehicle, a 1997 Totota Rav 4. A short time afterward, Mr. Rosas was attacked and beaten. The suspect entered into Mr. Rosas vehicle and drove away.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and transported Mr. Rosas to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The victim’s vehicle was discovered in Panorama City and has been impounded for evidence.

The suspect is described as a male Hispanic. It is not clear if the victim knew the suspect.

Anyone with information is urged to call Det. Gene Parshall, Mission Homicide Unit, at (818) 838-9954. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Online tips may be placed at, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.