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News Release

Monday, January 22, 2018

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Los Angeles: Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Hollenbeck Division are asking for the public's help in providing information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the murder of 31-year-old Daniel Duarte.

On January 21, 2018, at 4:50 a.m., Hollenbeck patrol officers responded to an "Ambulance Shooting" radio call at a homeless encampment situated along the Arroyo Seco Flood Control Channel. The encampment was located on the east side of the Interstate 110 Harbor Freeway, between Avenue 52 and Via Marisol. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims of gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced Duarte dead at scene. The second victim, a 29-years-old male, was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

There is no suspect description.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide detectives at (323) 342-8964. 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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