Man slain in Boyle Heights shooting; LAPD seeks leads in case

Los Angeles police were seeking the public's help Monday in solving the slaying of a 25-year-old man who was found mortally wounded on a porch in Boyle Heights.

Officers responding to a "shots fired" call Friday evening found Oscar Alberto Felix on the porch at a home in the 600 block of North Fickett Street, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Paramedics rushed Felix to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. Detectives have not established a motive for the killing, LAPD officials said.

INTERACTIVE: Times Homicide Report

Since January 2007, at least 107 homicides have been reported in Boyle Heights, according to The Times Homicide Report database. More than 75% of the victims died from gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information about Felix's slaying is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 342-8900.


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