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Friday, November 10, 2006

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Van Nuys Man Shot in Dispute


Los Angeles: William Miller, 22, of Van Nuys was shot when a man opened fire on him during a dispute in the 14000 block of Oxnard Street.

Investigators are still trying to determine what led up to the shooting that occurred around 7:30 P.M. on the sidewalk at a nearby a liquor store. Detectives believe Miller was involved in an argument with another man. The man became angry, pulled out a handgun and shot Miller. It is not clear what the two men were arguing about.

Police described the gunman as Hispanic. Detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying and capturing the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call Van Nuys Homicide Detectives Angel Lopez or James Nuttall at 818-374-0040. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).