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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a fight that left one man shot to death and two men stabbed inside of the San Salvador Bar.

On Saturday, August 15, 2015 at about 12:30 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 900 block of North Western Avenue.

The shooting victim, Edis Maldonado, 39 years old, of Los Angeles, was transported to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.

Two additional stabbing victims were located blocks away and reported that they had been stabbed inside the San Salvador Bar by male suspects.

The suspects were described only as male Hispanics. The circumstances and motive for this incident are unknown.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to the Hollywood Division Watch Commander at (213) 972-2976, or 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 LAPD Online.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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