Murder was the Case: LA Homicide No.'s 297, 298, Two Killed in Gang-Related Attack in El Sereno
Two people who were shot to death in a gang-related attack in El Sereno December 19 were identified as 32-year-old Michael Talamantes Jr. and 31-year-old Priscilla Jimenez.
The shooting occurred in the 3000 block of Warwick Avenue near Martin Street about 4:45 a.m., Saturday.
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According to police reports, one gunman opened fire on a minivan carrying the pair. The minivan was riddled with at least a dozen bullet holes. According to a coroner's report, Talamantes was shot multiple times in the face, hand and torso. Jimenez was shot in the back and neck. Anyone with information about the double slaying should contact Hollenbeck detectives at at (323) 526-3679.
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