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Lauren Elaine Olguin, 32

Lauren Elaine Olguin, a 32-year-old white woman, was fatally shot Tuesday, April 12, in the 500 block of North Virgil Avenue in East Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 6 a.m., officers responded to a call of a gunshot victim, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

Olguin was playing cards at a gathering when, according to a posting by the FBI, Philip Policarpio, a 39-year-old Filipino, approached her, began to beat her and shot her during an argument. 

Olguin, who was pregnant at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Policarpio, who fled the scene, is on parole for a 2001 conviction for attempted murder, according to authorities.

Policarpio is about 5 foot 8 and weighs about 180 pounds. He has a tattoo on his chest that reads, “Only God Can Judge Me,” and is known to wear glasses.

Policarpio drives a red four-door BMW 325i with the license plate number of 7NBY245.

Police believe Policarpio used a revolver in the killing. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rampart detectives at (213) 484-3642. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

Photo: Philip Policarpio Credit: LAPD

Note: A previous version of this report misspelled Olguin's middle name as Elaina based on preliminary information from the coroner's office.

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