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News Release

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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Man Found Murdered in North Hollywood NR15339aj

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood Division are seeking the assistance of the community in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the murder of a 44-year-old man.

On October 4, 2015, around 9:15 p.m., North Hollywood patrol officers responded to a radio call of a shooting at Saticoy Street and Bellaire Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a male lying face down on the corner suffering from a gunshot wound.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The motive of this incident is unknown. The name of the victim is being withheld until the next of kin is notified. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the North Hollywood Detective Desk at (818) 754-8300. After hours, please contact North Hollywood Division at (818) 754-8301 or 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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