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News Release

Friday, January 17, 2020

Media Relations

Bar Shooting Captured on Video NR20016jl

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for shooting another man.

On January 4th, 2020, around 12:50 a.m. the male victim was at a bar located in the 2700 block of West 7th Street when he became involved in an argument with the suspect. During the argument, the suspect drew a firearm from his waistband and shot the victim. Immediately after the shooting the suspect fled the location.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he received medical treatment and ultimately released. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, standing approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing about 180 pounds, goatee and between 35 to 40 years of age. The suspect was last seen wearing a black hat, black t-shirt and gray pants.

In an effort to identify the suspect, detectives have released a portion of the surveillance video which captured the shooting.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Rampart Area gang detectives at (213) 484-3660. 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit 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 local program.