Murder was the Case: LA Homicide No. 275, Man shot dead at a birthday party in South Los Angeles
Ricardo Chavez was fatally shot in South Los Angeles on Nov 22. The 3:10 am shooting took place at a residence on 918 E 98th Street close to Wadsworth Avenue.
According to officer Karen Rayner of LAPD media relations, Chavez sustained multiple gunshot wounds and later pronounced dead at a hospital. The victim was celebrating his 25th birthday party at the time of the shooting.
The suspect was identified as Parrish Najarro, a 27-year-old man who was friends with the victim's girlfriend's ex-husband. Najarro left the scene of the shooting and remains at large. The motive was not known. Anyone with information should contact Southeast Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341
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