Los Angeles: The Los Angeles
Police Department’s Central Area detectives are asking for the
public’s help in identifying a homicide suspect.
On August 07, 2020, around 12:05 a.m., victim-1 (male Hispanic,
30-years-old) and victim-2 (male Hispanic 7-years-old) were sitting
inside their vehicle in a parking lot near the intersection of
Adams Boulevard and Central Avenue. The suspect exited his vehicle,
approached the victim’s vehicle and fired multiple rounds striking
both victims. The suspect entered his vehicle and fled the
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported both victims to
a local hospital where victim-1 died from his injuries, and
victim-2 was listed in serious condition.
The suspect is described as a male, 5 feet 8 inches tall,
weighing 180 pounds. He was seen wearing a light-colored hooded
The suspect vehicle is depicted below as a white van unknown make
Anyone with information about this incident are asked to contact
Operation Central Bureau Homicide, Detective Thompson at (213)
996-4178. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should
be directed to (323) 846-6553 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).
Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their