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News Release

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Media Relations

Man Killed in Mission Division NR18142ll

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

On May 15, 2018, around 12:10 a.m., Mission Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of "Shots Fired," on the 12800 block of Cantara Street in the City of Sun Valley. Upon arrival, officers located a victim suffering from a gun shot wound.

The victim was identified as Oganes Kalpakchyan, a 42 year old resident of the City of Los Angeles. There is no suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information on this murder is encouraged to contact Detective Mark O'Donnell, at (818) 374-9950. 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 can 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.

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