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June 18, 2024

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Homicide detectives announce the arrest of a murder suspect.

On June 17, 2024, around 8:15 p.m., Southwest Area Patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “Assault Victim” near the 700 block of West 28th Street. When officers arrived, they located a 27-year-old male, who had been injured as a result of an assault.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and pronounced the victim deceased at scene. The investigation revealed the victim was injured during a confrontation with three males. The suspect in the incident has been identified as 19-year-old Ivan Gallegos, a resident of Los Angeles, Booking No. 6830958. He was booked for 187(a) PC – Murder and held on $2,000,000.00 bail.

The other two males involved were questioned and released at scene. This is an ongoing investigation and will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration

Anyone with additional information is urged to contact South Bureau Homicide Division detectives 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, 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.