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It is requested that anyone with information regarding Jose Padilla contact the LAPD Mission Area Homicide Unit at 818-838-9952. During off hours contact the Mission Area Watch Commander at 818-838-9800.
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Jose A. Padilla
On October 24, 2008, Jose Padilla shot and killed an acquaintance during an argument at a Sylmar area residence. Padilla, a member of the Paca Trece street gang, used a shotgun to kill the victim and has since fled the area. An arrest warrant for Murder has been issued. Padilla should be considered armed and dangerous.
CRIME INFORMATIONSuspect: Padilla, Jose A.
Weapon: 20 Gauge Shotgun
*NOTE: Age calculated at date of crime.