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Monday, September 11, 2017

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Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for killing one and leaving another wounded.

On September 10, 2017, around 11:20 p.m., Van Nuys Division patrol officers responded to an "ambulance shots fired" radio call in the 15200 block of Victory Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found two victims at scene. One victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds, while a second victim sustained a non-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the first victim dead at scene. The second victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released.

The suspect has been described as a male Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 9 inches tall with a muscular build. He was wearing a white or grey tank top.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Mark O'Donnell, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. 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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