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Friday, October 26, 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 18-year-old Christopher Johnson of Wilmington.

On October 25, 2018, around 6:04 p.m., Johnson was walking in the area of West M Street and Ronan Avenue in the city of Wilmington, when unknown suspect(s) fired multiple rounds at him.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and treated Johnson for gunshot wounds. However, he did not respond to medical treatment and died from his injuries at a local hospital.

Detectives have no leads on a vehicle description or suspect(s).

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Cortez or Sergeant Oliva, Harbor Area Detectives, at 310-726-7889 or 310-726-7886. 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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