Two men were shot dead in a walk-up ambush on 3rd & Normandie at around 1:50 pm, Monday.
The suspects are still at large and initial speculation was that they were members of the 18th Street Gang. (See update below.)
Police perimeter in the area of 3rd & Normandie in North Koreatown.
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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.