Santa Monica police have released sketches of two men wanted in connection to a recent shooting.
According to the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD), on September 22 around 3 a.m. officers were dispatched to Ocean Avenue and Pacific Street to investigate a shooting.
“Officers met with the victim who told them that he was asleep in his vehicle when two male suspects armed with a handgun and taser, opened his door and demanded his car keys. A verbal altercation ensued. Suspect #2 tased the victim, then Suspect #1 shot the victim in the face,” the SMPD wrote in a press release.
Both suspects fled southbound Neilson Way through Ocean Park Blvd in a vehicle described as an older SUV, possibly a Sequoia, 4Runner or Tahoe.
Anyone with this information is strongly encouraged to contact Detective Nicole Murphy at (310) 458-8941 or Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org , Sergeant Art Williams at (310) 458-8475 or the Watch Commander (24 hours) at (310) 458-8426.