Homicide Investigation

March 27, 2001

Los Angeles – On Monday, March 26, 2001, at approximately 6:20 p.m., Heriberto M. Salinas, age 25, was seated in his truck at Ramsgate Avenue and Manchester Boulevard. An unidentified male, Hispanic, approached Salinas’ vehicle on foot and fired several rounds into his vehicle, fatally injuring him. The suspect fled Eastbound on Manchester Boulevard in a 1996-1997, 4 door, dark blue, Honda Accord.
The motive is unknown and the suspect and weapon remain outstanding. The investigation reveals that the incident may have been gang related.
Pacific Homicide Detectives are handling the investigation. Anyone with information can contact Detectives T. Gonzales and R. Vargas at
This Press Release was prepared by Officer La Donna Cissell, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.