L.A. NOW

Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

LAPD seeks information in Highland Park homicide

June 14, 2011 |  7:47 pm

Click here for a Times homicide database. Los Angeles police Tuesday night were seeking information in the slaying of a 27-year-old man in Highland Park.

Alfonso Garcia died Tuesday morning from a single gunshot  to his upper torso, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Garcia was placed on life support after he was shot Sunday evening.

The attack occurred about 7:45 p.m. in the 300 block of Newland Street, the LAPD said.

Since January 2007, at least 23 homicides have been reported in Highland Park, according to a Times Homicide Report database.

Anyone with information about Garcia's slaying is asked to call detectives at (213) 847-4263. Anonymous tips can be left at (800) 222-8477.

ALSO:

Bankruptcy Court declares Defense of Marriage Act invalid

L.A. Council approves bus-only lanes along 7.7 miles of Wilshire Boulevard

Gang members accused of kidnapping man who claimed to have Shaquille O'Neal sex tape

— Robert J. Lopez

Twitter: @LAJourno

Map shows Highland Park homicides reported since 2007. Credit: Times' Homicide Report.

Comments 

Advertisement










Video