A man in a vehicle intentionally ran over two men in an apparent gang-related car attack in the Byzantine-Latino Quarter, killing one and injuring another. Rocky Lopez, 46, and another man were struck as they walked along the street in the 2800 block of West Pico Boulevard around 4:15 p.m. March 23.
Both victims were taken to a nearby hospital, where Lopez was pronounced dead. The condition of the second victim is unclear.
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The suspect, believed to be about 24 years of age, was taken into custody on the roof of a nearby home after being chased by police. He was injured during the police chase and is apparently in stable condition at a local hospital. Anyone with information about the attack should contact LAPD Olympic Division detectives at (213) 382-9470.