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BOOKING PHOTO - Arrest Made For Shooting Death In East Los Angeles. LASD - Homicide

UPDATED INFORMATION
LOG NO. 60

Investigators have made an arrest for the shooting death that occurred on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at approximately 8:37 P.M., in the 900 block of Rowan Avenue, East Los Angeles.

Lieutenant Dolson reports investigators discovered victim Marco Blanco, M/H 43, was at his residence when a vehicle suddenly collided with his fence. Blanco exited his home to see what happened, when the driver of the vehicle, unprovoked, shot Blanco in the upper torso and left the scene on foot. Blanco was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators identified the suspect as Jonathan Francisco Valle, M/H 22, a gang member from the Compton Area.

Valle subsequently turned himself in and was booked at East Los Angeles Sheriff's Station where he was arrested for Murder, and is being held in lieu of $1,000,000.00 bail.

Investigators believe they have recovered the murder weapon.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by
using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.

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ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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(323) 267-4800 www.lasd.org
LOG NUMBER 60
INVESTIGATING OFFICERS:
Lt. Dolson, Det. Martinez, Det. Brown
TIME OF CALL: 2200 hours DATE: March 10, 2013 DAY: Sunday
REPORTING OFFICER: S.O. Conner
UNIT: Homicide Bureau
CLASSIFICATION: Shooting Death Investigation
TIME OF OCCURRENCE / DISCOVERY: 8:37 P.M. DATE: March 10, 2013
LOCATION: 900 block of North Rowan Avenue, East Los Angeles
VICTIM(S): Male Hispanic Adult
WATCH CMDR. NAME: Sgt. Gonzalez (East L.A. Station) DATE: March 10, 2013 TIME: 2202 hours
NARRATIVE:
Sheriff's Homicide detectives are en route to the 900 block of North Rowan Avenue, East Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.


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Deputy Mark Pope
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
323-267-4800
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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