Shooting Leaves One Dead and Another Injured

April 3, 2005

Los Angeles: On April 3, 2005 at about 11:45 a.m., 26 year-old Sergio Casado was shot to death while he and a companion stood in front of the 9700 block of Grape Street.
Suspect(s) in a passing vehicle fired at Casado and a 23 year-old male, Hispanic as they stood together. Casado and his companion were transported to local hospitals. Casado died as a result of the wounds he received.
The shooting appears to be gang related and the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call Southeast Detective Division at 213-972-7816. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).