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News Release

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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Wilmington: The Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the shooting death of 31-year-old Roberto Fuentes.

On March 24, 2018, around 1:30 a.m., an unknown suspect approached the victim on foot and fired several rounds into the passenger side of the vehicle where Fuentes was sitting. Fuentes was struck by gunfire and the suspect fled unknown direction.
Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported Fuentes to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Detectives have no leads on the suspect's description and are asking for the public's help.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detectives Killingsworth or Coffee, Harbor Area Detectives, at(310)726-7879 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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