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Thursday, July 20, 2017

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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 shooting death of 19-year-old Steven Alvarez.

On July 18, 2017, around 8:40 p.m., Harbor Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call in the 1600 block of McDonald Avenue in the City of Wilmington. When officers arrived they found Alvarez had been struck by gunfire multiple times while sitting in his vehicle.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced Alvarez dead at scene.
Detectives have no leads or suspect(s) information.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Coffee or Oliva, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7887 or (310)726-7886. 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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