Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Homicide Division detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a murder suspect.
On Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 10:28 a.m., LAPD Southeast Division officers received a radio call of a shooting investigation in the 400 block of East 92nd Street.
The investigation revealed the suspect was involved in dispute with family members. During the dispute, the suspect fatally shot one male victim, and two other family members. The suspect fled the area in a vehicle which was later abandoned in the City of Bell. He then carjacked another vehicle, which remains outstanding. The victim of the fatal shooting has been identified as Ruben Marrufo, 61 years old from Los Angeles.
The suspect has been identified as Jesse Medrano, 35 years old, male, Hispanic, bald, brown eyes, standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall, and weighing approximately 170 pounds.
Medrano is considered armed and dangerous and, if seen, the public is urged to not confront of attempt to apprehend him but to contact law enforcement immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact LAPD South Bureau Homicide Detective McCoy Serial No. 33409 or Officer Zaragoza, Serial No. 39188, 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 or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.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.