Homicide Arrest in Van Nuys NR22137ah

May 11, 2022

Van Nuys: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide have arrested a suspect accused of killing 24-year-old, Alondra Flores, a resident of Los Angeles.

On May 10, 2022, at 1:37 a.m., Van Nuys Division patrol officers received a radio call of a female victim suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the area of Oxnard Street and Ranchito Avenue. Officers arrived at the location and found the victim identified as Alondra Flores suffering from a gunshot wound. A preliminary investigation revealed that the injury sustained to the victim was not consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot.

Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced Flores dead at scene.

Detectives later learned that the suspect called 911 and stated that Flores killed herself. The suspect fled the area to a nearby residence. Officers responded to the suspect’s location and detained him pending further investigation. The suspect was then subsequently arrested. Investigators recovered a handgun that will be forensically processed and booked as evidence.

The suspect has been identified as 24-year-old, Ryan Vintch a resident of Los Angeles. Vintch was arrested for 187(a)PC (Murder) and booked at Van Nuys Jail. He is currently being held without bail. Booking #6376344

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. 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.