Los Angeles John Doe
Los Angeles County John Doe (younger victim)
Sex Male
Race Hispanic
Location Los Angeles, California
Found July 19, 1992
Unidentified for 27 years
Postmortem interval Minutes
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 12-17
Height approximation 5'6
Weight approximation 128 pounds
Cause of death Gunshot (homicide)
Los Angeles John Doe was a boy who was shot to death at a bus stop with another male, who also died. This victim died at the scene, where the other had died at a local hospital.


At 8:45 P.M. on July 19, 1992, the two boys were standing at the bus stop on Vernon Avenue and Compton Boulevard in the Newton area of Los Angeles. A vehicle passed them, where the person inside the vehicle proceeded to shout gang slogans.
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Additional reconstruction

Gunshots were fired from the vehicle, hitting both boys. They were taken to a nearby hospital. The younger victim was immediately pronounced dead while the older victim was pronounced dead on July 20, 1992 at 9:50 P.M.


  • A fair complexion.
  • Medium length, straight, brown hair.
  • A faint mustache.
  • A scar measuring 1/2" by 1/4" was on his upper left arm.

Clothing and accessories

  • A t-shirt.
  • Blue pants.
  • Tennis shoes.
  • A Casio watch with a black band.


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