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Monday, June 29, 2020

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Homicide Information/ Foothill Area NR20147ne

June 29, 2020 NR20147ti


UPDATE

Pacoima:
Los Angeles Police Department Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for killing 29-year-old Ismael Gutierrez of Pacoima.

On June 28, 2020 around 9:00 p.m., Foothill Area Patrol Units responded to a call of a shooting near the 12700 block of Mercer Street. When they arrived, they discovered the victim on the sidewalk suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported by Rescue Ambulance to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

Witnesses heard a vehicle approach the location where the victim was standing, followed by at least one gunshot. The vehicle sped away toward Borden Avenue.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Eloy Navarro, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-9550. 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.



Foothill Area: On June 27, 2020, around 9:00 p.m., a homicide occurred in the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Van Nuys Boulevard.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim, a male Hispanic, 29 years of age was walking on the sidewalk when an unknown suspect(s) shot at the victim. The victim sustained gunshot wounds and was transported by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

It is unknown if the incident is gang related.

Anyone with information, 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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