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Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's help in obtaining information leading to the identification of a suspect(s) involved in a shooting that left one man dead.

On Wednesday, June 17, 2015 around 3:35 a.m., Wilshire Division officers responded to numerous radio calls of shots fired in the 1700 block of Longwood Avenue. When the officers arrived they discovered a male Black approximately 25-years-old suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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

The victim has not been identified and there is no suspect information. The circumstances and motive for the shooting are unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call West Bureau Homicide Investigators 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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