Homicide In Newton Division NR16276ti

September 6, 2016


Ishmell Augustus Sasso is now a suspect in this case. He should be
considered armed and dangerous. He has been known to frequent the
San Diego area.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s
Newton Division Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s
assistance in locating a person of interest.

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, around 2:30 p.m., the victim and
his friends were at a residence near the 400 block of East 41st
Street, in the city of Los Angeles. The suspect and victim became
involved in a verbal dispute. The suspect produced a semi-automatic
handgun and fired multiple rounds striking the victim.

The Los Angeles City Fire Department Paramedics responded to the
scene and pronounced the victim dead.

Detectives are attempting to locate a person of interest identified
as Ishmell Augustus Sasso, a 38-year-old male black. He is five
feet and five inches tall and weighs around 165 pounds.

with information about this case is asked to contact Newton
Homicide Detective Ahn or Detective Alcaraz at (323) 846-6556.
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 LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.