Two graduate students were shot dead in a car on Raymond Avenue near the intersection of 27th Street early Wednesday, April 13. The Los Angeles Police Department responded to the scene shortly after 1 a.m., where Viterbi School of Engineering graduate students Ying Wu and Ming Qu, both 23 years old and from China, were found shot.

The university and LAPD are working together in the ongoing investigation. The unknown suspect was last seen wearing dark clothes running southbound on Raymond Avenue at about the same time a black sedan was leaving the area. The race and gender of the suspect are unknown.

Detectives encourage anyone with information to call the LAPD’s Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (213) 485-4341 or the Detective Information Desk at the 24-hour toll-free number 877-LAPD-24-7.

Ani Kolangian | blastZONE

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