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News Release Saturday, March 8, 2014
Shooting Leaves an Unidentified Man Dead and One Injured NR14106sm
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed an unidentified male adult, and wounded a second victim.
Today, around 1:35 a.m., Wilshire patrol officers responded to a shooting radio call near the intersection of Country Club and Norton Avenue. When the officers arrived they observed a male victim down behind parked cars.
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. A second victim was also transported in stable condition to a local hospital from a nearby residence.
The initial investigation revealed the victims were possibly involved in an altercation with the suspects at the time of the shooting. The suspects were described as male Hispanics.
Anyone with information is urged to contact West Bureau Homicide Detectives at (213) 382-9470. 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 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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips.”