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Friday, April 22, 2016

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North Hollywood: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's North Hollywood division are investigating a shooting that left one man critically injured.

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, around 9:00 p.m., North Hollywood Area officers responded to a shooting call near the 11500 block of Hamlin Street. When officers arrived, they found a 54-year-old male victim down in the street suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded, and paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital. He is currently in critical but stable condition.

There is no suspect description.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, North Hollywood Detectives, Detective Ghetta or Detective Fournier at (818) 754-8451. 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.