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Monday, September 18, 2017

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Shooting Leaves One Man Dead in Mid-City NR17266ml

Mid-City: The Los Angeles Police Department's West Bureau Homicide Detectives are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the death of a man.
On Friday, September 15, 2017, around 11:00 p.m., LAPD Wilshire Officers responded to a call of a shooting at the 2300 block of Cochran Avenue in Los Angeles.
When officers arrived, they found a male victim who was unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound.
The LAFD arrived and pronounced the victim dead at scene.

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

Witnesses reported that a group was in the street drinking prior to the shooting.

There are no suspect descriptions, and this homicide is possibly gang related.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call West Bureau Homicide Detectives, at (213) 382-9470. 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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