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Thursday, September 11, 2014

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Shooting Death of 21-Year-Old Man in Hollenbeck Division NR14338lp

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Division Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help to provide any information that might lead them to the suspect involved in the shooting death of 21-year-old Raul Sanchez.

On September 6, 2014, around 12:20 a.m., officers from Hollenbeck area responded to a call of a shooting in the 5300 block of Valley Boulevard. Raul Sanchez was found at the location suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  

The Los Angeles City Fire Department responded to the location and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The suspect is only described as male Hispanic.  The suspect was last seen driving a light colored midsize sedan.  

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call Hollenbeck Division Homicide Detectives Barajas or Soria at (323) 342-8957 or (323) 342-8953.  During non-business hours or on 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).  Tipster 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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