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Saturday, August 2, 2014

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19-year-old shot and killed in the Wilmington Area NR14293nv/jm

Wilmington:  Los Angeles Police Department Harbor Division Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed 19-year-old Israel Raymond Gonzalez in the Wilmington area.

On Friday, August 1, 2014, around 10:30 p.m., Harbor Division patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “ADW shooting” in the area of Opp Street and Lacouvreur Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim lying on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

There is no suspect(s) description or additional information at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Harbor Division Homicide Detectives Rodriguez or Oliva at 310-726-7881.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).  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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”

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