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Thursday, August 6, 2015

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17-Year-Old Killed in Foothill Area NR15264lp

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Foothill Area Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help to identify and arrest the person responsible for shooting a 17-year-old.

On August 4, 2015, around 9:00 p.m., Foothill Area officers responded to a shooting call at the intersection of Terra Bella Street and Bromont Avenue. When the officers arrived, they found a 17-year-old male and an 18-year-old female who had both sustained gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the 17-year-old juvenile dead at the scene. They transported the 18-year-old female victim to a local area hospital where she is currently listed in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation revealed that an unknown suspect(s) fired multiple times at the victim and then fled in a vehicle. There is no suspect(s) information or vehicle description. The motive for this shooting is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting can contact Foothill Division Homicide detectives at (818) 834-3115. During non-business hours or on the 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 www.LAPDOonline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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