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Monday, May 14, 2018

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One Victim Killed, One in Critical Condition NR18136ll

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspect's, responsible for killing a man.

On May 13, 2018, around 4:20 a.m., West Valley Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Assault with a Deadly Weapon Shots Fired," on the 17800 block of Miranda Street in the City of Encino. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from gun shot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and determined one victim had died at scene. A second victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was listed in critical condition.

Victim one was identified as Guillermo Hernandez, a 28 year old resident of the City of Sylmar.
The identity of victim two is not being released. There is no suspect description at this time.

Anyone with information on this murder is encouraged to contact Detective Peteque, 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters can also visit www.lapdonline.org, 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.

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