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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Northridge: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide unit are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the shooting death of a man.

On Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 12:44 p.m., Devonshire Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of "Assault of Deadly Weapon Shots Fired" at the 8600 block of Wystone Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a 37-year old male Hispanic suffering from a gunshot wound in the middle of the street.

The victim was pronounced dead at scene. The victim was not immediately identified pending notification of next of kin. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Online tips may be placed at www.LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.



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