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Monday, December 7, 2020

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Fatal Shooting In North Hollywood NR20309ll

North Hollywood: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Valley Bureau Homicide Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the fatal shooting of a man.

On December 4, 2020, at 7:48 p.m., North Hollywood Division patrol officers responded to a radio call for an "Assault with a Deadly Weapon Shots Fired" on the 10000 block of Margate Street. Officers located a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds laying in the street.

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) paramedics responded and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was a 19-year-old, male, Hispanic. The victim's identity is being held withheld pending next of kin notification.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Castro of LAPD Valley Bureau Homicide section, 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 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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