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News Release

Friday, May 11, 2018

Media Relations

Homicide in Northeast Area NR18132ll

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Northeast Division Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a murder suspect(s).

Northeast Homicide Detectives are investigating the death of 43-year old, Alfred Raymond Montes.

On Monday, May 7, 2018, around 5:10 p.m., officers assigned to Northeast Division responded to a "Shots Fired" call for service in the 300 block of N. Avenue 52, in the Highland Park community of Los Angeles. Upon officers' arrival, they were met by Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) paramedics, who were treating the victim. Despite the efforts to render medical treatment, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The investigation has shown the victim was walking on the north side of N. Avenue 52 when he was struck by gunfire. A light-colored sedan was seen driving east on N. Avenue 52.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call Northeast Division Homicide Detective Martinez or Detective Soria at (323) 561-3321. 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 LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers.

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