(August 11, 2004) -- LBPD says a 22 year-old man was fatally shot while inside a car in the 800 block of Cerritos Ave. (between Orange and Alamitos Aves.) at about 10:30 p.m. on August 10.
Also in the car at the time but not injured were a 21 year-old woman, a 20 year-old man and two children (ages 3 and 5).
LBPD says a male suspect in dark clothing walked toward the car and fired multiple times at the vehicle. The suspect was last seen walking northbound on Cerritos Ave.
On June 13, a drive-by shooting resulted in the death of a 21 year-old man in the 900 block of Cerritos Ave...and LBPD apprehended two suspects in connection with that shooting.
The area is not far from the scene of two other recent shootings (4th St. at Almond Ave.; Almond is slightly east of Orange).
Anyone with information about the most recent crimes is asked to contact LBPD Homicide Detectives Scott Lasch or Dan Mendoza at (562) 570-7244.