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News Release

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Media Relations

Shooting Causes Driver to Drive Into Structure NR17343im

On November 18, 2017, around 4:45 p.m., Alexis Saldana died at a local hospital from his injuries.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting that has critically injured a 19-year-old.

On November 17, 2017 around 10:50 p.m., Mission Area patrol officers responded to a call of a "shooting just occurred", on Van Nuys Boulevard and Roscoe Boulevard. When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Alexis Saldana suffering from a gunshot wound.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to render medical aid and transported Mr. Saldana to a local hospital.

The investigation revealed that a car to car shooting occurred. After the shooting, Mr. Saldana's vehicle drove into a structure. The suspect(s) drove away in a black SUV, there is no suspect description.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives, at (818) 374-1934. 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 the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.