North Hills: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for the murder of 41-year-old Armando Ruano of Los Angeles.
On June 6, 2022, around 5:20 p.m., Devonshire patrol officers responded to a radio call of a shooting near the intersection of Haskell Avenue and Roscoe Boulevard.
Upon arrival, they discovered a male Hispanic seated inside a white Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, suffering from gunshot wounds. Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded to render aid; however, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Investigation revealed the suspect, driving a black Dodge Charger pulled alongside the victim’s vehicle as they were driving south on Haskell Avenue approaching Roscoe Boulevard. The suspect then fired several times at the victim and fled west on Roscoe Boulevard after the shooting.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. 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.