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March 5, 2023

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for killing a man.

On March 5, 2023, around 3:30 a.m., Olympic Area patrol officers responded to an “Ambulance Shooting” radio call in the 1900 block of South Orchard Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a man in his 20s, seated in a vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name is being withheld pending notification to family members.

A male suspect fled the scene in a light-colored vehicle.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West Bureau Homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to (213) 972-2971 or 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.