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News Release

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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El Sereno: The Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck Division Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a murder suspect.

On May 13, 2018, at 5:20 p.m., officers responded to a reported shooting in the 5300 block of East Huntington Drive North.

Upon arrival, they found an adult male Hispanic, lying on the dirt median strip near a homeless encampment suffering from a gunshot wound.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and provided emergency medical treatment.
The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending the notification of his next of kin.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Yoshida and Alvarez at (323) 342-8964. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."

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