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Monday, September 24, 2018

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Drive by Shooting Kills 27-Year-Old-Man NR18245ti

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's South Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for killing a man.

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, around 6 p.m., victim Antonio M. Wilson Jr, a male Black, 27-years-old, was shot while standing in the middle of the parking lot located near the 4300 block of South Vermont Avenue. A white, four door, late model BMW 3 Series (Possibly 2010 or newer), unknown license plate number, pulled up and fired shots at the victim. After the shooting, the suspect's vehicle sped off east bound 43rd Street, to south bound Vermont Avenue.

After being shot, Wilson collapsed and Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics transported Wilson to a local hospital. On November 30, 2017, Wilson succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The motive is gang related.

The suspect is described as a male Black, standing 5 feet 11 inches tall, 165 pounds, no further description.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call South Bureau Homicide Division, Detectives David Dilkes and Nellie Knight at (323) 786-5110. Detective Dave Peteque, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1934. 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 can 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.

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