Two Arrests Announced in Downtown L.A. Murder NA23022dm

February 27, 2023

News Conference

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
11:00 A.M.

Police Headquarters Facility
100 W. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(Media Relations Division Media Room)

LAPD Lieutenant Ryan Rabbett, Officer in Charge, Central Bureau Homicide
LAPD Detective John Melendez, Central Bureau Homicide
LAPD Detective Alex Soria, Central Bureau Homicide
LAPD Detective Kristin Fuentes, Central Bureau Homicide
Collins family

On December 10, 2023, around 10:50 p.m., Central Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “Ambulance Cutting,” in the 200 block of W. 7th Street. Upon arrival, officers were met by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics, who advised that the victim, later identified as Malcom Collins, was found unresponsive, suffering from a stab wound. Despite Paramedics life-saving efforts, Collins succumbed to his injury.

The suspects in this crime were identified and arrested on February 22, 2023.

The commanding officer and assigned investigators from Central Bureau Homicide will announce details of the arrest, and the identity of the charged individuals.

The family will provide a photo of the victim.

For inquiries, please contact Media Relations Division at (213) 486-5910.