Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Central Bureau Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect responsible for the shooting death of one victim, and attempted murder of two additional victims at the scene of a birthday party. The suspect was captured on nearby surveillance video.
On October 23, 2022, at around 1:57 a.m., the murder occurred in the 300 block of East 62nd Street, just east of the Royalty Market located at 6200 South San Pedro Street. The suspect shot the victims as they were outside of their vehicles. The suspect fled eastbound on 62nd Street in the decedent’s vehicle described as a black 2007 Mercedes Benz. The vehicle was found abandoned on the northbound 110 Freeway at Exposition Boulevard. Detectives obtained still images of the suspect’s face from the video.
The suspect is described as an 18 to 22-year-old male Hispanic. He is approximately 5’6” to 5’9” and weighs approximately 170 to 180 pounds.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Central Bureau Homicide Detectives Riojas D: (213) 996-4149, C: (323) 459-9536 or Manriquez D: (213) 996-4180, C: (213) 610-8268. 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).
Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” and follow the prompts. Tipsters may remain anonymous.