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News Release
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Media Relations
   
   
22-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in Van Nuys NR14007gb

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Van Nuys Division Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the killing of a young man.

On January 8, 2014, around 6:45 a.m., Ramiro Melendez-Lobos, a male Hispanic, was walking southbound on Cedros Avenue at Delano Street in Van Nuys when an unknown male Hispanic approached and fired a handgun at him multiple times. Lobos was struck by gun fire and fell to the sidewalk.

The suspect ran to a waiting light grey Honda or Acura sedan. He entered the passenger side of the car and left the scene westbound on DeLano Street.

The Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced Lobos dead at the scene.

The gun used was a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect and weapon are outstanding.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the LAPD Van Nuys Detective desk at 818-374-0040.  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). 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

     
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