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December 16, 2020

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Bureau Homicide unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man.

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, just before 1 p.m., officers from Los Angeles Police Department Wilshire Area were flagged down by citizens for a shooting near Melrose Avenue and Stanley Avenue.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and a male approximately 30 years of age was pronounced dead at scene.

He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. A second male was also struck by gun fire, was transported to a local hospital for treatment, and is listed in serious condition.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

The suspect is described as a male black, no further description, and was last seen fleeing the scene on foot.

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 (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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu. Tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.