Sun Valley: On December 19, 2022 at 10:00 P.M., Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Foothill Division officers responded to a shooting call at the 8500 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard. They were redirected to a local hospital where they located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was approached by a suspect with a gun who fired a single shot. The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction in a dark colored vehicle. The victim’s friend drove the victim to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The suspect was described as a Male, Hispanic, 5’10”-6′, approximately 250 pounds and wore a light blue medical mask.
No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to (213) 972-2971 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Online tips may be placed at www.LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.