UPDATE: Alleged Killer of Silver Lake Man Arrested

Rampart police have now confirmed that Ian Schlesinger, 24, is in custody for the July 30th slaying of John Marshall High graduate Ivan Pedroza.

UPDATE:  The man who shot at police Tuesday after a car chase has been identified as the lead suspect in the slaying of



In custody is Ian Schlesinger, 24, of North Hollywood. 

According Rampart Division Lt. Wesley Buhrmester, he was booked on a warrant for Pedroza's murder.

Schlesinger was also charged with attempted murder after shooting at police officers with a rifle after his car crashed at Seventh and Bixel streets Tuesday night.

Schlesinger is in custody at County/USC Medical Center, where he was taken early Wednesday with multiple gunshot wounds.

He is said to be in stable condition.

His bail is set at $2 million.

Schlesinger's brother, Jack, was killed by police in a similar incident on Temple Street in Echo Park in 2010 involving stolen car and an AK-47.


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Earlier: Police have released the name of the man shot in a shoot out after a car chase Tuesday evening.

He is Ian Schlesinger, 24, who is being held on an arrest warrant.

He was hospitalized in critical but stable condition with multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.

He  will also face possible charges that include carjacking and assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer, said Los Angeles police spokesman Richard French.

Schlesinger--wanted in connection with a carjacking on Tuesday morning as well as a July homicide--pulled out a ``long rifle'' after exiting the car he was driving, then fired at officers and was shot several times.

No officer was hurt.

Spilly September 13, 2012 at 03:46 PM
Lisa September 14, 2012 at 06:03 AM
Good job LAPD!
Marcos Herlindo Meza September 16, 2012 at 08:46 PM
They should of send him to HELL with his brother Jack that's what that cracker wanted any way!
ANTONIO MONTANA November 18, 2012 at 04:00 AM
R.I.P IVAN UR HOMIES FROM SOUTH CENTRAL........................
ANTONIO MONTANA November 18, 2012 at 04:01 AM


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