Murder Charges Filed in Harbor City Double Murder NA24009mc

January 23, 2024

News Conference

Thursday, January 25, 2024
TIME: 9:00 a.m.

Harbor Area Community Police Station
2175 John S. Gibson Blvd, San Pedro, CA 90731

Councilmember Tim McOsker, 15th Council District
Deputy Chief Emada Tingirides, Commanding Officer- South Bureau
Commander Alfonso Lopez, Assistant Commanding Officer- South Bureau
Captain III Brent McGuyre, Commanding Officer- Harbor Area
Captain I Shannon White, Commanding Officer- Harbor Area Patrol
Captain II Jamie Bennett, Commanding Officer- South Bureau Homicide Division
Lieutenant II Victoria Lim, South Bureau Homicide Division
Detective III John Jamison, South Bureau Homicide Division
Detective III Nathan Kouri, South Bureau Homicide Division
Deputy District Attorney Bobby Grace, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office Assistant Head Deputy

South Bureau Homicide Detectives announce the arrest of a suspect who is believed to be responsible for the shooting and killing of the following three victims.

On September 4, 2023, Carlos Loera and Ashley Guzman were shot and killed in the 1000 block of 253rd Street in Harbor City. Their one-year-old child was also struck by the gunfire but survived his injuries.

On September 30, 2023, Joseph Saldana was shot and killed in the 1200 block of North Park Western Drive in San Pedro.

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