(L.A.) Fermin Ruelas, 45, Died from Gunshots

Case Number: 2023-10861

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 45-year-old Latino male that occurred at his residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the man as Fermin Ruelas.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP FERMIN RUELAS (December 26, 1977 – August 17, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Thursday at 10:15 a.m.

At approximately 10 a.m., Hollenbeck Area uniformed officers had responded to the 500 block of Lorena Street for a shooting investigation. Upon arrival, they discovered the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The suspect is 26-year-old Michael Monarrez, who has also been implicated in the murder of 16-year-old Alfonso Ramos at the Evergreen Park Recreation Center in Boyle Heights on August 12.

(L.A.) Alfonso Ramos, 16, Died at a Hospital