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News Release

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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Los Angeles:  Hollenbeck Detectives are investigating a homicide in which the motive remains unknown.

On Saturday, August 4, 2012, around 7:20 p.m., officers from Hollenbeck Area Patrol were called to a shooting that had just occurred in the 3600 block of Locke Street.  When they arrived they discovered 19-year-old Michael Martin Madrid lying on the porch of his residence, suffering from a gunshot wound.  

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and pronounced Madrid dead at scene.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Marin or Chavarria at 323-342-8961 or 323-342-8957.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.  All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.”  Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts