Security Guard Found Dead Inside a Dispensary NR23745rc/bb

November 13, 2023

Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department’s South Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of a security guard.

On November 10, 2023, around 6:20 p.m., 77th area patrol officers responded to a radio call of a   shooting at a dispensary in the 6600 block of Crenshaw Boulevard.  When officers arrived, they found the victim, later identified as 27-year-old Francisco Alonzo, inside the dispensary suffering from a gunshot wound.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and provided emergency medical treatment. However, he failed to respond and was pronounced deceased at scene.

During the preliminary investigation, it was determined that Alonzo worked at the location as a security guard and became involved in a dispute with the suspect possibly during the commission of a robbery.

There is no suspect description at this time.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Flores and Navarro, South Bureau Homicide Division 77th Squad, at (323)786-5100 or (323)786-5500.  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  Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.