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Monday, April 24, 2017

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Harbor Gateway: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for the shooting death of a 40-year-old man.

On April 20, 2017, around 6:40 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call in the 1500 block of W. Carson Street in the City of Torrance. Upon their arrival, officers discovered a male on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso. A second victim was shot in the arm.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported both victims to a local hospital where the first victim later died of his injuries.

There is no suspect description.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Cortez or Detective Coffee, Harbor Area Detectives, at (310)726-7889 or (310)726-7887. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. 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 L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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