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Friday, December 20, 2019

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Detectives Seek the Public's Help in Identifying a Murder Suspect

North Hollywood: On December 14, 2019, around 9:07 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department Patrol Officers assigned to North Hollywood area responded to an "Ambulance Shooting" at Archwood Street and Fulton Avenue.

Upon officer's arrival, they observed a female seated inside of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Los Angeles City Fire Department responded, rendered emergency medical aid and transported the victim to a local area hospital.

The investigation revealed that the shooting occurred several blocks away and the victim was driven to the location where officers discovered her.

On December 18, 2019, around 6:51 p.m. the victim succumbed to her injury and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. Victim is described as a female Hispanic, 18 years of age and resident of the City of San Fernando. Victim's identity is not being released at this time pending notification to her family.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Steve Castro, Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1925. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-247 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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