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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department Hollenbeck Area gang detectives are asking for the public's help in providing information that would lead to the identification and arrest of the suspect responsible for the shooting death of 32-year-old Joselito Ulloa.

On Saturday, April 29, 2017, around 3:40 A.M., Hollenbeck area officers responded to a shooting call near the intersection of Murchison Street and Lancaster Avenue. When officers arrived, they found four people suffering from gunshot wounds. Detectives responded to the location and their investigation revealed that an unknown male had approached a group of people, confronted the group and fired multiple gunshots. The suspect was last seen driving away in a dark sedan.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the location and transported all four victims to local area hospitals for treatment. Mr. Joselito Ulloa died of his injuries at the hospital. The other three victims were treated and released from the hospital.

The suspect is described as an adult male Hispanic and the vehicle was described as a dark four door sedan with tinted windows.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Gang Detective Carreon at (323) 342-8998. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-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 www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips."

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