Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Teen couple shot to death in Los Angeles

Meldrick Melgoza and Carolina Ramirez, both age 16
A teenage couple were found shot to death in the harbor area of Los Angeles, near Wilmington Park:  Meldrick "Steam" Melgoza and Carolina "Pinky" Ramirez, both age 16.  The shooter has not been identified.

The couple, whose friends call them "Steam" and "Pinky" (respectively) on Twitter, were near the intersection of F Street and Bay View Avenue in Wilmington when they were murdered around 7:10 p.m.
Wilmington, located in the Harbor area, has had a soaring homicide rate so far this year.
Police don't feel the attack was gang-related.

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