Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Division Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed 27-year-old Jesus Eduardo Vargas. (story continued below video)
According to detectives, Rampart Patrol officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 2100 block of West Pico Boulevard in the Pico and Hoover area. The victim, later identified as Jesus Vargas, was chased into a fast food restaurant in the 2100 block of West Pico Boulevard by the suspect.
The surveillance video shows Vargas and the suspect fighting in front of the counter. The suspect removed a handgun from his front waistband and pointed it at Vargas. A second suspect entered the fast food restaurant wearing a bandana over his face and shot at Vargas several times. Both suspects then exited the fast food restaurant and fled on their bicycles southbound on Hoover Street.
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and transported Vargas to a local hospital where he died a short time later from his injuries.
The first suspect is described as a male Hispanic, about 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighs about 150 pounds and is between 20 and 25 years of age.
The second suspect is described as a male Hispanic, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and is between 20 and 25 years of age.
There were several customers inside the fast food restaurant at the time of the incident that may be witnesses to the incident, detectives are asking those persons to please contact the police department.
Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 or CLICK HERE to send a confidential email tip, if you know the names of these suspects or have any information that can help solve this crime
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