Young Man Fatally Stabbed Outside a Condominium Complex – NR16124rh

April 15, 2016

Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) who killed 24-year-old Luis Rene Luna, a resident of North Hills.

On April 13, 2016, around 1:48 p.m., Van Nuys Area patrol officers responded to a local hospital for a victim of an assault. Officers after meeting with victim conducted a follow-up investigation in the 14300 block of Haynes Street where the stabbing took place.

The investigation revealed that Luna was confronted by the suspect(s) outside a condominium complex. The suspect(s) stabbed Luna and ran away from the location.

A witness transported Luna to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

There is no suspect(s) description.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives, Detective Dave Peteque, at (818) 374-1934. 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 Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.