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Monday, December 13, 2010

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Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Robbery-Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing information about a shooting that left one man dead in the Hollenbeck area.

On December 4, 2010, at about 7 p.m., LAPD Hollenbeck Area patrol unit received a radio call involving a possible armed suspect(s) in the 1500 block of Murchinson Street.  Officers arrived at the scene and found the victim, 41-year-old, Robert Gonzalez with a gunshot wound.  He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

Detective’s have no suspect information and few leads.   Investigators have not yet determined the motive for the shooting.  

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division, Detectives Jenks or Zorilla at 213-486-6860.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7.  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers 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.