Los Angeles: Detectives from the
Los Angeles Police Department’s Rampart Division are seeking the
public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for
shooting two victims.
On April 23, 2017, around 3:40 p.m., Rampart Area officers
responded to a shooting call in the 2400 block of Kent Street in
the city of Los Angeles. Upon their arrival, officers discovered a
male suffering from a gunshot wound. Los Angeles Fire Department
paramedics responded and transported him to a local hospital where
he was in stable condition.
About 20 minutes later, around 4:00 p.m., Rampart Area officers
responded to another shooting call in the 1600 block of West 12th
Place. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim who had been
shot. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and
transported the male to a local hospital where he is in stable
The suspect vehicle in both shootings was described as a white
Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with a ladder in the bed area. The
truck also has custom black rims. The truck had a possible partial
license plate of “931” or “331”. Below are images from one of the
One of the suspects was described as a male Hispanic, 20-21 years
old with black hair and brown eyes. He weighed approximately
180-200 pounds and was wearing a black T-shirt.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Rampart Area
Gang Detectives at (213)484-3660. 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.