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Friday, September 19, 2014

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Man Shot and Killed in the Hollenbeck Area NR14349nv

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Division Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the killing of Hector Robles.

On Sunday, September 14, 2014, around 10:30 p.m., 43-year-old Hector Robles was in the 500 block of South Bernal Avenue when he was approached by unknown suspect.  Without warning the Suspect produced a handgun and shot Robles multiple times.  Officers in the area heard the gunshots and located the victim Robles.

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

There is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call Hollenbeck Division Homicide Detectives Palacios or Soria at 323-342-8900.  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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipster 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.


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