Detectives Seek Information on Newton Area Murder NR21249jc

September 16, 2021

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Operations Central Bureau Homicide (OCBH) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the shooting that resulted in the death of one victim.

On September 15, 2021, around 11:50 p.m., LAPD officers assigned to Metropolitan Transit Authority responded to an “Assault with a deadly weapon” call in the 1900 block of Long Beach Avenue. The responding officers located the victim of a shooting with a single gunshot to his upper body. The victim is described as a yet-to-be-identified Hispanic male between 25 and 30 years of age.

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) paramedics responded to the scene and provided medical treatment to the victim but, unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives from OCBH also responded to the crime scene, assumed investigative responsibility, and are attempting to identify a motive for this murder.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Operation Central Bureau Homicide Detective Calzadillas or Detective Ruiz at (213) 486-8700 or via email at  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 Tipsters may also visit, 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.