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News Release

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Media Relations

Outstanding Attempt Murder Suspect NR17379im

Mission Hills: The Los Angeles Police Department Mission Area detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information that will lead to the arrest of the suspects responsible for the attempt murder of a 17-year-old.

On December 19, 2017, around 1:35 p.m., Mission patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "ambulance shots fired," at Woodman Street and Osborne Avenue in the city of Arleta. The victim was engaged in a verbal argument with two male Hispanics, 18 to 20 years of age, when suspect-1 pointed a handgun at him and shot him in the leg. The suspects fled the location in a silver Toyota Camry with tinted windows.

Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Mission Area Detective Venus Hall, at (818)838-9810. 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 Tipsters can also visit, 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.