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September 27, 2021

Woodland Hills: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Topanga Area have made an arrest in connection with a shooting at a local restaurant.

LAPD officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 6400 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard. The reported a man shooting through the windows of an occupied business.

After the shooting the suspect fled the scene, a short time later, officers located and arrested the suspect for attempted murder. The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old, Sebastiano Cummings-Cruz of Canoga Park.

The investigation revealed the suspect, a transient who frequents the area, entered the restaurant and caused a disturbance. The suspect was asked to leave. After exiting the restaurant, he stopped and fired numerous shots at the storefront windows, causing the windows to shatter.

At the time of the shooting, there were approximately 20 people inside the restaurant, including a 10-year-old child. No one was struck by the gunfire.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Topanga Area Detectives at (818) 756 3365. 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 “P-3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.