Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department arrested a juvenile on Tuesday morning in connection with the fatal shooting of forty-one-year-old Efrain Garcia Sunday in North Hollywood.
The juvenile, 16, whose name is being withheld because he is a minor, was arrested shortly after midnight on Tuesday morning on East Avenue R4 in Palmdale. He was in possession of three firearms.
The minor was booked into Sylmar Juvenile Hall. Detectives believe the shooting was gang related.
If anyone has additional information, please contact Valley Bureau Homicide at (818) 374-9550.
North Hollywood: Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for killing 41-year-old Efrain Garcia.
On April 10, 2022, at 11:20am, North Hollywood officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 12000 block of Saticoy Street. Upon their arrival, officers observed a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.
There is no suspect information.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.