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Police seek public's help in man's fatal shooting in Boyle Heights

April 21, 2014|By Ruben Vives

Los Angeles police detectives asked for the public's help Monday in finding the person who fatally shot a 25-year-old man over the weekend in Boyle Heights.

The shooting of Ramon Gerardo Vera occurred about 12:20 a.m. Saturday in the 2900 block of East Olympic Boulevard, police said in a statement.

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Investigators said Vera was shot multiple times with a 12-gauge shotgun in a parking lot of an apartment complex. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics with the Los Angeles Fire Department. 

Detectives said they believe the shooting was gang-related. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Hollenbeck homicide detectives at (323) 342-8957. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. 


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