Los Angeles Police Department Olympic detectives are trying to identify two men suspected of shooting two people during a robbery on April 4, in the Koreatown area.
The robbery occurred at 3:00am near a car wash near the corner of Pico Boulevard and Westmoreland Avenue. According to investigators, two men parked their bicycles near a catering truck. While they purchased food, two males walked up and each grabbed a bicycle. The owners of the bikes tried to stop the suspects from taking their property. During the struggle, one suspect pulled out a handgun and shot one victim twice. Then the same suspect fired a shot at the other victim. Afterward, the pair rode off on the victims’ bicycles.
Paramedics rushed both victims to a local hospital.
One of the victims was listed in critical condition and the other was treated for non life-threatening injuries.
Both suspects are described as Hispanic males between 17 and 19 years of age. The first suspect stands five-feet-six-inches tall and weighs 140 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.
The second suspect stood is five-feet-five-inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue or black baseball cap, blue sweater with white long-sleeves with the letters ‘LA’ on the chest and blue jeans.
Video footage of one of the suspects is available at www.lapdtv.org.
Anyone with information is urged to call Olympic gang detectives at (213)-382-9430.