Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the death of a woman found shot in a vehicle.
On January 7, 2017, around 8:57 a.m., Mission Area uniformed patrol officers responded to a radio call of a “Possible Shooting Just Occurred at Harding Street and Tripoli Avenue” in the city of Sylmar.
When the officers the observed a black BMW, on the sidewalk at the intersection of Harding Street and Tripoli Avenue. There was a female Hispanic (later identified as 34-year-old Eloise Elizarraraz from Los Angeles) laying on the ground next to the vehicle. Ms. Elizarraraz was suffering from a gunshot wound. She was unconscious and not breathing.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced Ms. Elizarraraz dead at the scene.
Subsequent investigation revealed that a witness, a registered nurse, first observed the vehicle up on the sidewalk and noticed Ms. Elizarrarza inside the vehicle. The witness performed CPR on Ms. Elizarraraz to no avail. The witness then called 911.
Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives responded and conducted an investigation. Preliminary investigation confirmed that Ms. Elizarraraz, had entered her vehicle around 8:30 a.m., and was driving to work when this shooting occurred.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Steve Castro, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1925. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online .