Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Homicide Division are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying shooting suspects that were involved in two unrelated shootings.
On May 17, 2022, at 11:09 p.m., 77th Street Patrol officers responded to a “Shots Fired” radio call in the 1700 block of West Century Boulevard. When officers arrived, they located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim is described as a 75-year-old, male White, in a wheelchair.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition.
The suspect in this incident is described as a female Hispanic, 20 to 30 years of age.
On May 9, 2022, at 6:05 p.m., 77th Street Patrol officers responded to a radio call of a “shooting” at 45th Street and Western Avenue. When officers arrived, they located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim is described as a 66-year-old, male White, in a wheelchair, was shot in the leg.
The suspect in this incident is described as a male Black.
Based on preliminary information obtained by South Bureau Homicide Division detectives, these two crimes are not believed to be related at this time. Investigators are asking the public to please come forward with any information that may assist them in identifying these two suspects.
Anyone with additional information is urged to contact The Los Angeles Police Department, South Bureau Homicide Detectives at (323) 786-5166, or 77th Street Division Detectives at (323) 786-5420. 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.