Woman Fatally Shot LAPD Detectives Searching for Person of Interest NR10393ah

August 5, 2010

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Area detectives have identified a “person of interest” who may be connected to the fatal shooting of a woman yesterday evening in the Wilshire district.

Around 11:13 p.m. a patrol unit was dispatched to investigate a call about gunshots in the 4800 block of St. Charles Place.  When the officers entered the home, they found a Hispanic woman in her 20s or early 30s shot to death.  The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has listed the woman as Jane Doe.   

Ignacio Perez is the victim’s boyfriend, and police want to question him about the killing. Investigators believe Perez may have fled to Mexico.

A photo of Perez is available through Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or the whereabouts of Perez is urged to contact Wilshire Area homicide detectives at 213-473-0446.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at1-800-222-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.