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October 26, 2022

November 9, 2022

On Friday, November 4, 2022, the Los Angeles Police Department-FBI Fugitive Task Force, in conjunction with the FBI Legal Attache Mexico, located and arrested 54-year old Vardan Dzhandzhikyan in the Tijuana area of Mexico.

Dzhandzhikyan was subsequently arrested on an outstanding warrant for murder, attempted murder, and assault with a deadly weapon. His booking number is 6496762.


North Hollywood:  The Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect involved in the murder of a 50-year-old male.

On October 25, 2022, around 12:00 a.m., North Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “ADW Shooting” at a restaurant in the 13000 block of Victory Boulevard. When officers arrived, they discovered two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported both victims to a local hospital. The 50-year-old male victim was pronounced dead at the hospital, and the additional male victim is in stable condition.

Preliminary investigation revealed a male White suspect, 50-60 years of age, walked into the location and approached both victims who were sitting at a table. An argument ensued, and the suspect shot both victims before fleeing the location on foot.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact Valley Bureau Homicide Detective Steve Castro at (818) 374-1925. 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.