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News Release

Monday, March 2, 2020

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Assault with A Deadly Weapon Investigation NR20059ti

Los Angeles: Early this morning Devonshire patrol officers responded to a, "Disturbance" radio call in a residential area located in the 17000 block of Mayerling Avenue. While on scene officers became aware of a possible Assault with a Deadly Weapon that was captured on video and posted to social media. The video depicted a male individual in the residence pointing what appeared to be a handgun in the direction of the individual recording the video. Officers attempted to identify a victim or victims, but were unsuccessful. The Department's Robbery Homicide Division took over the investigation and completed a "Jane Doe" report of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon using a firearm. Detectives will continue to attempt to identify any potential victims and once the investigation is complete it will be presented to the Office of the California Attorney General. Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact LAPD's Robbery Homicide Division.

Detectives are asking anyone with further information to come forward. Any additional information can be provided by calling the Robbery Homicide Division at (213) 486-6890.

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