Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations West Bureau Homicide is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for killing a man in ashooting.
On August 19, 2022, around 5:30 p.m., Wilshire Division patrol officers responded to the area of Beverly Boulevard and La Cienega Boulevard for a radio call of a shooting that had just occurred. Numerous shots were heard, and several vehicles were seen leaving the area.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies located a male adult shooting victim in a black Escalade SUV in the area of San Vicente Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Operations West Bureau Homicide assumed investigative responsibility. The investigation revealed that a white four-door sedan was seen fleeing eastbound in a nearby alley north of Beverly Boulevard. The suspects were described as three males wearing dark clothing.
The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.
Anyone with information is urged to contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213)-382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call CrimeStoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact CrimeStoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.