Information Sought in North Hollywood Homicide – NR23054mp

March 13, 2023

North Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of suspect(s) involved in the death of 44-year-old Artak Agababyan.

On March 12,2023, around 1:20 a.m., North Hollywood patrol officers received a radio call of a traffic collision in the area of the 7200 block of Bellaire Avenue. When the officers arrived, they located Agababyan in the driver seat of a newer-model white Jeep Wrangler suffering from a sharp force injury to his upper body.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded, and Agababyan was pronounced deceased at scene.

There is no suspect description at this time.

Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance to provide information about anything they observed in the area of Raymer Street between Coldwater Canyon and Bellaire Avenue. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Operation Valley Bureau 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.