Shooting Leaves 18-Year-Old Dead – NR21308ml

November 1, 2021

North Hills: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a fatal shooting suspect(s).

On Friday, October 29, 2021 at 7:35 p.m., LAPD Mission Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of “ADW Ambulance Shots Fired” at the 8900 block of Orion Avenue in North Hills.

When officers arrived, they discovered a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim deceased.

The victim was identified as 18-year old Ryan Castellanos.

Preliminary information indicates a compact sedan was seen fleeing from the area.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Online tips may be placed at, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.