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News Release

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for killing a man.

On March 18, 2018, around 10:00 p.m., patrol officers responded to a radio call of shots fired in the 4700 block of 17th Street. Upon arrival, officers found a victim of gunshot wounds who was being cradled in the arms of a family member.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene. The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Steven Lopez, a resident of Los Angeles.

The suspects were possibly two males and there is no further information at this time.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call West Bureau Homicide investigators at 213-382-9470. 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 LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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