Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Homicide detectives are requesting the public’s help in identifying homicide suspects.
On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, around 8:00 p.m., Marcelis Gude, 22, was standing on the sidewalk in the 200 block of East 102nd Street. A light color four door sedan travelled westbound on 102nd Street and stopped near Gude. Armed suspects exited the vehicle and fired multiple rounds in Gude’s direction. Gude and an eight-year-old girl were struck by the gunfire. The suspects re-entered the awaiting vehicle and fled westbound on 102nd Street.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported both Gude and the injured child to local hospitals. Gude succumbed to his injuries and the child was treated for her injuries and is in stable condition.
The suspects and weapon(s) are not in custody and the motive is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact South Bureau Homicide Investigators at (323) 786-5111. 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.