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Monday, September 26, 2011

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January 10, 2012

Los Angeles City Council has recently approved a reward for anyone providing information leading to the identification, apprehension and conviction of the Suspects.

Los Angeles:
  The LAPD Hollywood Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing information about a shooting that lead to the murder of a 25-year-old Los Angeles man.

On September 25, 2011, around 11:35 p.m., LAPD Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call on 18th Street and Preuss Road in the West Los Angeles area. When they arrived, they saw a man on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported by the LAFD rescue personnel to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives say the victim, identified as Edmundo Lorenzo a 25-year- old Los Angeles resident, was walking on 18th Street when he was shot by an unknown suspect.  There is no description of the suspect and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding the crime is encouraged to contact Hollywood Homicide Detectives R. Rodriguez or S. Brandstetter at 213-972-2910.  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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477).  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.