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News Release

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Media Relations

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Pacoima: Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect, or suspects, responsible for the shooting death of 36-year-old Armando Gonzalez Jr.

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, around 4:00 a.m., Foothill Area officers responded to a shooting call in the alley near the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and El Dorado Avenue. Officers discovered a male victim, unresponsive, seated in the driver's seat of a pickup truck, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

There is no suspect description.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide at (818) 374-9550. 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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