A man who was fatally shot in Cypress Park April 25 has been identified as 33-year-old Richard Chavez.


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The Sunday homicide was the first murder of the year for LAPD's Northeast Division.

The shooting occurred in the 600 block of Romulo Street around 1 a.m. and left two other males injured. Police said the shooting is believed to be gang-related. Anyone with information about the shooting should contact LAPD Northeast Division detectives at (213) 847-4261.