Detectives Seek Information in Fatal Shooting Investigation in Topanga Division –  NR23258jc

August 28, 2023

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Operations Valley Bureau (OVB) Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting resulting in the death of an individual that has not been identified.

On Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 7:10 a.m., LAPD Topanga Division Patrol Officers responded to a call of a “man down” at the 21000 block of Erwin Street. Responding officers located a single male victim down in the driveway of a nearby apartment complex. The victim had sustained a gunshot to the chest. Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded, and the victim was pronounced dead at scene by  paramedics.

The victim has not been identified at this time. He is described as a Persian male of approximately 30-years-old.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact OVB Homicide at (818) 374-9550. 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to

Tipsters may also visit, 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.