Homicide Investigation NR23040ml

February 24, 2023

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Operations West Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for killing a man.

On Thursday February 23, 2023 at around 7 p.m., LAPD officers assigned to Olympic Area responded to the area of Vermont Avenue and 6th Street after several radio calls of a shooting.

Officers arrived and observed a male in his 60’s down on the ground in a parking lot. The male had been shot.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.  His name is being withheld pending notification to family members.

The suspect is described as a male black and fled the location on foot.

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

Anyone that may have information that might aid in this investigation is asked to contact Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide at (213) 382-9470.  During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to (213) 972-2971 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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.