An office worker in Los Angeles, who is out of work, along with his girlfriend at Lincoln Heights's taxi stand, was found deadly in the early Saturday morning, police and law enforcement officials said.
, is one of two people found with gunshot wounds by a police officer on a motorcycle LAPD that was reported by a witness about 1 o'clock on 26th Street and Humboldt Street. Diaas was last appointed to the Professional Standards Bureau.
According to the source of the law enforcement authorities, the young officer was working with his girlfriend and his two brothers who ate on a tassel stand when a group of young men approached them and threatened.
One of the men picked up his shirt to show a gun. Diaz, his girlfriend and her brothers tried to get in in their car and get away to avoid violent confrontation, the source said.
When they entered the car, the shooter opened fire, lethal he hurt Diaas and wounded one of his girlfriend's brothers, the source said.
The gunslinger, during the confrontation, said he was loyal to the band and said Diaz and his band were on its territory, the source he spoke at condition of anonymity, the source, the shooter said he was a member of the boulevard gang. The police focused their investigation on members and collaborators of the band.
LAPD Assistant Head Beatrice Girmalla said the injured brother was taken to hospital for treatment. , "They are committed to making a thorough, fair investigation that will lead us on the path to justice for what has happened today," Guirmala told a press conference at the site.
The streets were closed in the area while the investigators continued. Shortly after 9 am, the investigator van, carrying Diaz's body and escorted by several LAPD patrol cars, ranged from the crime scene to the investigator's office about a kilometer and a half from the missionary the road where it was met. by improvised honor guard of law enforcement officers on the street
"Angelos wakes up from the tragic news that one of our officers has been taken by us in a meaningless murder. The words can not coincide with our grief or alleviate the shock we are experiencing through this reminder of the dangers faced by employees at any moment when wearing the badge, "said Mayor Erik Gartset on Saturday morning.
"My sincere condolences go to the LAPD family for the tragic death of one of their officers," he said. "We are here to support our LAPDHQ brothers and sisters in every way. Our thoughts and prayers go to family and friends.
The band on the boulevards have long been called Lincoln Heights and other parts of North East Los Angeles. The band continues to influence. "Avenues are responsible for a series of deadly attacks on African-Americans in the area in the 1990s and early 2000s. Federal prosecutors say the goal is to expel African Americans from the largely Latin American community.
The band is also linked to the assassination of a Sheriff Deputy in 2008.