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Monday, June 21, 2021

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Homicide in Canoga Park NR21158ll

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

On June 19, 2021, around 9:10 p.m., Topanga patrol officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 7200 block of Hatillo Avenue, in Canoga Park. Upon arrival, they located a victim down on the sidewalk, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Preliminary investigation revealed that shortly after 9:00 p.m., neighbors reported hearing an argument and then a gunshot. The victim who lived nearby was discovered by neighbors after coming outside to investigate.

There are no suspect(s) identified at this time.

Los Angeles Fire Department responded and pronounced the victim deceased.

The victim is described as a 42-year-old, male from Los Angeles. The victim's identity will be released by the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office pending notification to his next of kin.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives, 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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