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News Release

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Attempted Murder Suspect Wanted NR17011ml

Van Nuys: The Los Angeles Police Department, West Valley Detectives are asking for the public's help in providing any information that would lead to the arrest of Marcos Tulio Flores responsible for the attempted murder of a woman.

On January 8, 2017, in the early morning hours, West Valley Detectives were called to the scene of a shooting in 17500 block Gilmore Street in Van Nuys.

The victim a female, Hispanic, 36 years-old, was shot in the upper torso and is listed in critical condition at a local hospital.

During the investigation detectives learned that the suspect is the victim's brother-in-law; Marcos Tulio Flores.

Flores is described as a male, Hispanic, 32 years-old, black hair, brown eyes, standing at 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weighing approximately 180lbs., he is a documented gang member, and is considered armed and dangerous.

Similar to Suspect Vehicle - 2004 Acura TL 4Dr Gray License Plate 7ELH285 CA

Los Angeles Police Detectives are asking for the publics' help in locating the suspect who should be considered armed and dangerous. If seen do not attempt to confront the suspect; call 9-1-1. If anyone has information regarding the shooting, please contact West Valley Detectives Angeles at 818-374-7746 or Detective Crowe 818-374-7880. 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 Tipsters may also visit, 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.