Investigators in the Wilshire area are searching for two suspects who shot and killed a 17-year-old victim on Sept. 1 during a drive-by shooting in the 1400 block of South Redondo Blvd.
The shooting occurred at approximately 11:35 a.m. on the residential street, located south of Pico Boulevard and approximately three blocks west of La Brea Avenue.
The male victim was not identified because he is a juvenile. A second suspect was struck by the gunfire, and was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Det. Keyzer, with the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Bureau Homicide Unit, said the exact motive for the shooting has not been confirmed. Keyzer said the decedent was not enrolled in school and did not have any ties to gangs. He lived in the neighborhood where the shooting occurred, but it was not disclosed why he was at the location on Redondo Boulevard.
“There is no motive. It’s likely [gang related], but we don’t know for sure,” Keyzer said. “No arrests have been made.”
The suspects’ vehicle was described as a white, four-door sedan. No additional suspect information was available.
Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call Det. Keyser at (213)382-9470. During weekends and off-hours, call the LAPD’s hotline at (877)LAPD247. Anonymous tips can also be made to Crime Stoppers at (800)222-TIPS, or texted to 274637. All text messages should begin with the letters LAPD.