Jorge Luis Tellez

Jorge Luis Tellez

On July 8, LPD officers responded to 985 E. Stanley Boulevard for a shooting that had just occurred. Officers arrived and located a 16-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was immediately transported to a local hospital for medical care.

The Livermore Police Department activated its Criminal Investigations Unit (CIB) and Special Operations Unit (SOU). Detectives responded and took over the investigation.

During the early morning hours on Tuesday, the 16-year-old victim male succumbed to his injures.

The investigation has revealed that there was a verbal altercation between the victim and the suspect. During the altercation, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot the victim, immediately fleeing the scene.

During the investigation, LPD Detectives have identified the suspect as 21-year-old Jorge Luis Tellez of Livermore. LPD’s SWAT team served a search warrant on Jorge Tellez’ residence Tuesday morning in an attempt to apprehend him. Jorge Tellez was not at his residence and is still outstanding.

An arrest warrant has been obtained for Jorge Luis Tellez and he is wanted for murder. Jorge Tellez should be considered armed and dangerous. If anyone sees Jorge Tellez, they should immediately notify law enforcement immediately.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, please call the Livermore Police Tip-Line at (925) 371-4790. Those who wish to remain anonymous may do so.

Those with information can also submit their tip via the You and Blue Tip Line at https://youandblue.org/LPD424/cases/homicide-investigation-19-4137.