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Monday, May 8, 2017

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Mid-City: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau Homicide are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for the shooting that leaves a man dead in Mid City.

On Saturday, May 6, 2017 at about 6:50 a.m. Los Angeles Police Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 1700 block of Hauser Avenue.

Officers arrived and found a victim down, suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was a male, Hispanic, adult. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

No suspects have been identified. The motive for the shooting is unknown.

Persons with any information should contact West Bureau Homicide at (213) 382-9470. 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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