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Thursday, March 7, 2019

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Suspect Sought in Early Morning Shooting NR19058dm

Los Angeles: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Rampart Area Gang Unit are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect responsible for shooting a man. The incident was captured on video surveillance.

On February 2, 2019, around 4:10 a.m., an argument occurred inside of a business located in the 3000 block of Sunset Boulevard. That argument resulted in the male suspect being removed from the location by a security guard and one additional male. The suspect became enraged, removed a handgun from his waistband and shot the additional male. The suspect entered a dark colored, 4-door Range Rover, and fled east on Sunset Boulevard.



Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the male victim to a local hospital. He was listed in stable condition and has since been released.

The suspect is described as a 35-year-old male Asian. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Rampart Area Gang Detectives at (213) 484-3660. 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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