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Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Man Shot and Killed in Wilshire Area NR14387lp

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) responsible for the killing of a 22 year-old man. 

On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, around 9:00 p.m., a 22-year-old resident of Los Angeles was shot several times near the 2200 block of South 8th Avenue. The suspect left in a vehicle and the motive for this shooting is unknown.
 
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

The suspect is described as a male Black, approximately 16 to 18 years of age. He was seen wearing a black hoodie and black shorts. The suspect was seen driving away in a blue SUV.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call 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 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipster 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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