Homicide detectives are asking the public’s help to find the suspect in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Lauren Olguin on April 12 just west of Silver Lake.
Patrol officers with the LAPD’s Rampart Division responded to the 500 block of N. Virgil Avenue and found Olguin with a gunshot wound. She died at the scene.
The investigation showed that the suspect, Philip Policarpio, who was Olguin’s live-in boyfriend, punched her as he held the gun in his other hand, according to LAPD. He then shot Olguin and left the location, possibly in a vehicle.
The suspect is described as a male Filipino. He is about 5’8” and weighs about 180 pounds. Policarpio has a tattoo on his chest that says “Only God Can Judge Me” and is known to wear glasses.
The suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous, drives a red, four-door BMW 325i , license number 7NBY245.
Anyone with information is urged to call Rampart homicide detectives Audelo, Martinez or Pere at (213) 484- 3642. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).
Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.
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