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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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Venice: The Los Angeles Police Department, Pacific Area detectives, are investigating a shooting that occurred at Venice Boulevard and Globe Avenue near a Homeless Encampment.

On Thursday July 26, 2018, at approximately 3:05 p.m., an older model Honda Accord traveling westbound on Venice Boulevard turned northbound on Globe Avenue and stopped.

The driver (Suspect-1), exited the Honda Accord and jogged toward the sidewalk where three male individuals were gathered near tents. Suspect-1 retrieved a handgun from his shorts pocket and fired multiple rounds at one of the three individuals. All three males scattered.

The passenger, is seen exiting the Honda Accord, walked towards the tents, and is seen pointing to an individual taking cover behind a tent.

Both Suspects then ran back toward the Honda Accord and drove away northbound Globe Avenue from Venice Boulevard.

The victim was transported to a local hospital and was listed in stable condition.

(Suspect-1) is described as a male, Hispanic, brown hair, standing at approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing approximately140 lbs., wearing a black hat, black t-shirt, and blue shorts.

(Suspect-2) is described a male, Hispanic, standing approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing approximately 240 lbs., wearing a red hat, black shirt, and blue jeans. It appears that the suspects knew the Victim and target him.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed these crimes are urged to contact Pacific Area Detective M. Campos at 310 482-6402, Detective L. Jurado at (310) 482-6369 or Detective C. Carias at, (310) 482-6372. During non-business hours or on the weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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" and follow the prompts. Tipsters may remain anonymous.


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