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News Release

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Media Relations

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Los Angeles:  LAPD Northeast Area Homicide Division detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate the suspect responsible for killing a 22-year-old man in Cypress Park.

On March 27, 2012, around 9:50 p.m., Northeast Area Patrol Officers responded to a radio call of a shooting just occurred in the 2920 block of Elm Street in LAPD’s Northeast Area.  When they arrived, Officers discovered Albert Magdaleno, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department Rescue Ambulance responded to the scene and transported the victim to a nearby hospital where he died a short time later.

The suspect and the weapon are outstanding.  The motive for the murder remains unknown at this time.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to call Northeast Area Homicide Detectives J. Carrillo or U. Zesati at 323-344-5744 or Northeast Area Watch Commander at 323-344-5701.  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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.