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Monday, October 30, 2017

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Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect's responsible for the death of a man in his twenties.

On October 28, 2017 around 1:00 a.m., Van Nuys Area patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired on the 15400 block of Valerio Street. When officers arrived, they found a male suffering from gunshot wounds.
The investigation revealed that the victim was speaking with the suspect's when one suspect produced a handgun, shot the victim and both suspects fled the scene on foot. The victim was struck by gunfire and was pronounced dead at scene.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification to the next of kin.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives, at (818) 374-1934. 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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