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News Release

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead in West Los Angeles.

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 around 8:30 p.m., the victim was standing outside in the 3100 block of Canfield Avenue when unknown suspect(s) fired several shots injuring the victim. The Los Angeles Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital where the victim later succumbed to his wounds.

The circumstances and motive for this homicide are unknown. The victim has been identified as 30-Year-Old James Gregory Jackson.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470. 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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