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News Release

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Media Relations

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San Pedro: Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for the shooting death of 23-year-old Jose Luis Acevedo-Jaimes.

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, around 1:25 a.m., the victim was near Cabrillo Avenue and Sepulveda Street in the city of San Pedro. An unknown suspect approached and fired several shots, striking the victim. The suspect fled in an unknown direction.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he later died.

There is no vehicle or suspect description.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Halka or Detective Ledesma, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7888. 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) 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.