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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

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Murder in Wilmington NR17269dm

Wilmington: Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for the shooting death of a 15-year-old male.

On September 16, 2017, around 10:15 p.m., Harbor Division patrol officers responded to an "Ambulance Shooting" radio call near the intersection of Frigate Avenue and Mauretania Street.

When officers arrived, they found a victim, next to a car, struck by multiple gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

There is no suspect or vehicle description.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Cortez or Sergeant Oliva, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7886. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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