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News Release

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Media Relations

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identification and arrest of a suspect, or suspects, responsible for killing a man.

On Monday, October 15, 2018, around 11:30 p.m., Olympic Division officers responded to a radio call of a shooting at 21st Street and Manhattan Place in the City of Los Angeles. Upon their arrival, officers were flagged down by citizens who directed them to a male adult victim on the sidewalk. The victim was unresponsive and had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The suspect vehicle is a possible light-colored sedan, seen leaving northbound from the area. There is no suspect description. The circumstances and motive for this homicide are unknown.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

Anyone with information is urged to call West Bureau Homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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 onlinetip. 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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