Memorial for Koreatown Shooting Victims, 3rd & Normandie

First night of the memorial on 3rd & Normandie for Kid & Frosty (Jonathan Villamizar, 19, and Alexander Veleche, 24), Monday’s shooting victims on 3rd & Normandie in Koreatown.

First night of the memorial

Second night of the memorial on 3rd & Normandie for Kid & Frosty (Jonathan Villamizar, 19, and Alexander Veleche, 24), Monday’s shooting victims on 3rd & Normandie in Koreatown.

Second night of the memorial

The shootings happened at around 1:50 pm on January 20, 2014.

Two Men Shot Dead on 3rd & Normandie

Two men were shot dead in a walk-up ambush on 3rd & Normandie at around 1:50 pm, Monday.

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Shot dead on 3rd & Normandie

The suspects are still at large and initial speculation was that they were members of the 18th Street Gang. (See update below.)

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Monday evening, there was a separate police perimeter for an alleged shooting in the area of 14th & Orchard (command post at Pico & Magnolia), southeast of Koreatown’s formal borders.


The community has set up a memorial on 3rd & Normandie in memory of Jonathan “Kid” Villamizar, 19, and Alexander “Frosty” Veleche, 24, the two shooting victims.

UPDATE: The two victims reportedly were 18th Street Gang members from Shatto Park Locos. No confirmation on whether the suspects are from Rockwood.