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Monday, November 2, 2020

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Fatal Shooting In Topanga Division NR20276jc

March 19, 2021

The City of Los Angeles is offering a $50,000.00 reward for information leading to the identity, arrest, and prosecution, of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Francisco Cebrero.

Canoga Park: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's (LAPD) Valley Bureau Homicide Division are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the suspect(s) responsible for the fatal shooting of a man.

On November 1, 2020, at 9:15 p.m., Topanga Division patrol officers responded to a radio call for a "man down" near the intersection of Saticoy Street and Independence Avenue in Canoga Park. Officers located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound in an alley.

The victim did not possess any identification but is described as a 50-year-old Hispanic male.

Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) paramedics provided medical treatment to the victim but, unfortunately, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Moselle of LAPD Valley Bureau Homicide section, at (818) 374-9550. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to (323) 846-6553 or 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 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 LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.