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Monday, December 5, 2016

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Fatal Shooting in Tarzana NE16378jh

Tarzana: Los Angeles Police Department Operations Valley Bureau, Homicide detectives have made an arrest for the murder of 24-year-old Angela Hernandez.

On December 4, 2016, at about 3:40 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department West Valley Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of a "Homicide," at a local hospital.

Officers responded and discovered that Ms. Hernandez sustained a single gunshot wound and died from her injury.

Detectives investigation revealed that on December 4, 2016 at about 3:15 p.m., Ms. Hernandez, the suspect, and witnesses drove to the south end of Vanalden Avenue in the city of Tarzana. They exited their car and hiked up a dirt trail to test fire the suspect's handgun. Upon returning to their car, suspect shot Ms. Hernandez.

Witnesses transported Ms. Hernandez to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injury.

Twenty-year-old Heriberto Gonzalez, a resident of Reseda, California, was arrested and booked for murder on December 5, 2016.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Peteque, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit ww.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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