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News Release

Thursday, July 23, 2009

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Los Angeles:  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) needs the public's help to identify and locate a suspect or suspects who fatally shot 27-year-old Luis Pozos a resident of Los Angeles.

Early this morning officers from the LAPD Wilshire Area responded to a shooting call at the 1700 block of South Longwood Avenue and found Pozos lying on the curb next to a vehicle.  It appeared that Pozos was parking his vehicle when an unknown suspect or suspects shot him multiple times.  Pozos was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics.

The motive for this brutal murder is unknown at this time and there is no suspect(s) description.  

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact Wilshire Homicide Detectives Frank Carrillo or John Shafia at 213-473-0446.   During off-hours, calls may be directed to a 24-hour, toll-free number at1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247).  Callers may also text "Crimes" with a cell phone or log on to www.lapdonline.org and click on Web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with "LAPD."  Tipsters may remain anonymous.