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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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Fatal shooting in Lincoln Heights area NR15328aj

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Homicide detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the identity and arrest of the person responsible for the shooting death of 17-year-old, Adrian Shije.

On September 20, 2015, around 2:05 p.m., Hollenbeck officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 2800 block of Barranca Street. When officers arrived, they found a male victim lying on the street, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and transported Shije to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

There is no suspect description and the motive is unknown. The investigation is still ongoing.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact Hollenbeck Homicide investigators at (213) 342-8964. 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."

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