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News Release

Friday, March 20, 2020

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Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Central Bureau Homicide detectives are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the suspect who killed a man.

On March 19, 2020, around 4:20 a.m., Newton Area patrol officers responded to a radio call for a possible intoxicated male in a vehicle parked in the 200 block of West 56th Street. Upon their arrival, officers discovered a male, not conscious or breathing, shot inside the vehicle.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the male dead at scene. The victim's identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

There is no suspect description and the motive for this homicide is not known.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call Detective Salas or Detective Lenchuk, Central Bureau Homicide, at 323-561-3321. Detectives can also be contacted via
email at 32702@ lapd.online. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (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.Tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.


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