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July 28, 2020: Texas Man Charged with Hollywood Fatal Shooting

Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

A 33-year-old man was charged today with killing a 17-year-old girl and injuring a man in a shooting on Hollywood and Highland, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Ramon Roque Monreal (dob 8/5/86) of El Paso, TX faces one count each of murder and attempted murder.

Case BA488891 includes allegations that the defendant discharged a handgun causing death and causing great bodily injury.

Arraignment is scheduled today in Department 30 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center.

On July 26, Monreal reportedly pulled out a handgun during a confrontation while in a crowd for an alleged illegal street race, prosecutors said. When people in the crowd attempted to disarm the defendant, Monreal allegedly shot multiple times, injuring a man and killing Alejandra Estrada, prosecutors added.

Bail is scheduled at $5 million. The defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of 80 years to life in state prison if convicted as charged.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Division.