Vermont Square: Los Angeles Police Department South Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of a man inside a vehicle.
On Saturday, September 23, 2023, at around 3:15 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department 77th Street Area patrol officers responded to an “ADW Shots Fired” radio call at Denver Avenue and 51st Place.
When the officers arrived, they found the victim seated in a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to render aid; however, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at scene.
The suspect fled the scene in a dark-colored four-door sedan. No suspect description is available at this time. The motive for the shooting remains unclear.
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 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.