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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 29-year-old Efren Diaz.

On July 18, 2017, around 10:10 p.m., Harbor Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call in the 1400 block of North Marine Avenue in the City of Wilmington. When officers arrived they found Diaz had been struck by gunfire multiple times while standing on the sidewalk.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported Diaz to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Detectives have no leads or suspect(s) information.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Maffei or Romulo, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7882 or (310)726-7880. 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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