Information Sought in Early Morning Homicide In South Los Angeles NR23769jc/ne

November 30, 2023

South Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) South Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for the shooting death of Obet Garcia-Ortega, a 41-year-old Hispanic male.

On November 30, 2023, around 2:30 a.m., 77th Division patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “Ambulance Shooting” at the intersection of West Gage Avenue and Hoover Street.

When officers arrived, they attempted life-saving measure and requested the response of paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department who pronounced the victim deceased at-scene.

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact South Bureau Homicide Division detectives at (323) 786-5100. 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 Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.