PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
February 04, 2005
Subject: Sentencing Today In 2001 Homicide Case
A Superior Court judge sentenced a suspect in a four-year-old homicide case to a total of 68 years in prison. Elizer Salcedo, now 29, was responsible for the April 28, 2001 shooting death of 33-year-old Leticia Ramirez, who was with a group of people at 24th and York streets. The intended target was the victim’s brother. The drive-by shooting was gang-related.
Salcedo was convicted of second degree murder, for which he was sentenced to 15 years to life; murder with a firearm, which carried a sentence of 25 years to life; and attempted homicide on bystanders, with a penalty of 28 years to life, for a total 68-year sentence.
Salcedo had been arrested the day of the shooting and had been in custody up to the time of his sentencing.
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