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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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Mid-City: The Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead inside of a residence in the Mid-City area.

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, at about 2:00 a.m., LAPD officers responded to a call of a shooting at Venice Boulevard and South Redondo Boulevard.

When officers arrived they were directed to the victim, who had suffered from multiple gunshot wounds inside of a residence. The victim was unconscious and unresponsive.

The Los Angeles Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
Witnesses report that a group of men had been drinking inside of the residence, when an unknown suspect fired shots, killing the victim.

The motive of the homicide appears to be gang related.

The victim was identified as Francisco Gomez, 41 year-old, Male, Hispanic of Los Angeles.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact 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 (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." 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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