Venice: The Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Pacific Division detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect responsible for the attempt murder of a 33-year-old woman.
On July 25, 2022, at 5:40 a.m., Pacific Division officers responded to a radio call of an Assault With a Deadly Weapon Cutting in the area of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Venice Boulevard. Responding officers found the victim sitting in a vehicle, suffering from multiple stab wounds in the torso, and bleeding profusely as a result of her injuries. The officers requested for paramedics to respond.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital.
While enroute to the hospital, the victim was able to inform Officers that her husband stabbed her multiple times while parked in her vehicle in the area of Washington Boulevard and Yale Avenue. The Victim was able to exit the driver’s side of her vehicle when a good Samaritan driving by observed her in the street and drove her to safe location where police were contacted.
The suspect has been identified as Gerardo Doroteo (date of birth: 08/24/1984). At the time of the incident, Gerardo Doroteo was seen fleeing southbound Yale Avenue on foot.
Gerardo Doroteo DOB: 08/24/1984
Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Muther of LAPD Pacific Division at (310) 482-6383. 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.