"Rampart Investigators Search for Murder Suspect"
Pico Union: Wednesday, On October 31, 2001 at approximately 6:30 p.m. Rampart Patrol Officers responded to an ADW (Assault with a Deadly Weapon) Investigation at 1040 South Bonnie Brae Street. Upon arrival the officers observed a male Hispanic, approximately 30 years of age, down on the porch. The victim suffered a single gunshot wound to his upper torso. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported the victim to USC Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.
The investigation revealed witnesses heard gunshots. The suspect and motive for the shooting is unknown. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with additional information regarding this crime is urged to contact Rampart Homicide Detectives at 213-207-2051.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Charles Lockett, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.