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Leonardo Gabriel Ramirez, 17

Leonardo Gabriel Ramirez, a 17-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, May 23, near North Virgil and Burns avenues in East Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 12:32 a.m., Ramirez was standing on the corner when a person walked up to him and shot him, said LAPD Det. Ray Martinez. The gunman fled west on Burns Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rampart homicide detectives at (213) 484-3639. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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