Murder was the Case: LA Homicide No. 257, Victim Identified in Rampart Neighborhood Shooting

A man who was fatally shot in a Rampart neighborhood has been identified as 20-year-old Byron Maldonado. The fatal shooting was reported about 11:30 p.m. in the 500 block of North Alexandria Avenue near Clinton Street October 29.


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Police officers found Maldonado with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died of his injuries. A second victim was hospitalized with gunshot wounds to the face. Police searched the neighborhood with trained dogs for several hours after the shooting. Two helicopters also assisted in the search. A possible suspect was taken into custody. Anyone with information should contact Rampart Division detectives at 213-484-3400.


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