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June 24, 2024

June 22, 2024

Fatal Shooting on MTA Platform

Los Angeles: On Friday, June 21, 2024, around 7:20 p.m., LAPD Southwest Area officers responded to a radio call of an Ambulance Shooting on the 5600 block of West Jefferson Boulevard at the La Cienega/Jefferson E-Line Platform. The victim was on the departing E-Line train when the suspect approached and shot the victim. The suspect then fled the location with several other males.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased at scene. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 38-year-old Juan Garcia.

South Bureau Homicide Division is investigating this case and are requesting the public’s help. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact South Bureau Homicide Division detectives at (323) 786-5111. 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. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.