Man Fatally Shot in Drive-By Shooting – NR23257jc

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 52-year-old Mario Palacios, a resident of North Hollywood.

On Friday, August 25, 2023 around 3:25 p.m., LAPD North Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of a shooting at the 6100 block of Carpenter Avenue. Responding officers located a single male victim down in the street, suffering from a single gunshot wound. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics personnel responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

The investigation revealed, the victim was walking south on Carpenter Avenue when a vehicle pulled up alongside the victim. A single shot was fired from inside the vehicle, striking the victim. The suspect then drove north on Carpenter Avenue.

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.