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Friday, December 16, 2016

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Wilmington: The Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the fatal shooting death of a 23-year-old Wilmington man.

On December 14, 2016, around 6:25 p.m., a male Hispanic was found fatally wounded in the rear alley of 1300 block of Marine Avenue in Wilmington.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at scene.

Detectives have no leads on the suspect(s) and are asking for the public's help.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Cortez or Coffee, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7887. 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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