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Sunday, September 21, 2014

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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 arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the killing of an adult male.  

On Sunday, September 21, 2014, around 1:06 a.m., an unidentified male Hispanic was at a bus bench near the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue.  Two male Hispanic suspects approached on foot and shot the victim.  The suspects then ran to a black pick-up truck and drove away from the scene, westbound on Wilshire Boulevard.

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

There is no further information at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this crime 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 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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