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News Release

Friday, February 24, 2017

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San Pedro: The Los Angeles Police Department Harbor Area homicide detectives are asking the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of 22-year-old Juan Antonio Bueno.

On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, around 8:25 p.m., Harbor Area officers received a radio call of a shooting in the 200 block of North Gaffey Street. When officers arrived they found a victim, later identified as Juan Antonio Bueno, suffering from a gunshot wound. Detectives responded to the location and their investigation revealed that unknown suspect(s) pulled into the same lot as Mr. Bueno and began a confrontation with him. One of the suspects got out of the car, charged Mr. Bueno and began to tussle with him. A second suspect got out of the car with a gun and fired one round in the direction of Mr. Bueno, striking him and causing him to fall to the ground.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location and transported Mr. Bueno to a local hospital where he later died of his injuries.

There is no suspect(s) or vehicle description.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Cortez or Officer Tiffin, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7884. 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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