Louis Velazquez, L.A. Homicide No. 16: One Man Killed, Another Wounded in North Hollywood Gang-Related Shooting
One man was killed and another wounded in a gang-related shooting in North Hollywood January 23. The double shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the 11000 block of Califa Avenue.
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According to police reports, the victims were strolling through a rival gang neighborhood when they got ambushed. Louis Velazquez, 18, was transported to a local hospital where he died. The other victim fled but showed up later at the hospital. It is unclear what his condition is. Anyone with information about the shooting should call LAPD's North Hollywood Division detectives at (818) 623-4045.
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