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Friday, June 1, 2018

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

On May 31, 2018, around 11:00 a.m., a local area hospital in the San Fernando Valley telephonically contacted the Los Angeles Police Department Mission Area Station and informed them that a male Hispanic with a gunshot wound was dropped off at the emergency room by an unknown male. Victim was taken into surgery where he succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives were notified and responded to the hospital where they assumed investigative responsibility. Detectives were advised by the treating doctor that the victim sustained a single gunshot wound which caused his demise. Detectives are currently attempting to locate the location where the shooting occurred and identify the unknown male who dropped the victim off at the hospital.

Victim has been identified as 57-year-old Jose Luis Ramirez who was a resident of the City of Pacoima.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Dave Peteque, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1934. 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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