Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Badge


News Release

Monday, October 30, 2017

Media Relations

One Dead in Arleta Shooting NR17189im


The Los Angeles Police Department Operations-Valley Bureau Homicide have announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to the identity, arrest, and prosecution of the person or person responsible for the murder of 28-year-old Angel Maciel, that occurred on October 29, 2017 in the 9900 block of Stanwin Avenue.

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.

On October 29, 2017, around 3:40 p.m., Mission Area patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "assault with a deadly weapon, shots fired", in the 9900 block of Stanwin Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a male adult suffering from gunshot wounds.

The investigation revealed that the victim was riding his skateboard when a vehicle pulled alongside of him and unknown suspect(s) fired multiple rounds. The victim was struck by gunfire and the suspect(s) fled the scene.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

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 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.