Man Shot And Killed In Hollywood
Posted by Staff on Jun 4, 2014 - 6:09:20 PM
A shooting occurred near Hollywood Boulevard and Police are seeking the public's assistance
HOLLYWOOD—The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance to locate the suspect(s) involved in the shooting death of a young man on May 30. At approximately, 2:01 a.m. LAPD officers assigned to the Hollywood Division were walking a foot beat near Hollywood Boulevard and Las Palmas when they heard what sounded like gunshots.
Authorities checked the area and found a man, lying unconscious. Officers requested assistance from an ambulance where paramedics found a single gun-shot to the man’s chest. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The victim has been described as an African-American male, 28. The name of the victim has not yet been released to the public and authorities have not yet discovered a motive behind the shooting. The investigation is still ongoing.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact 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. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.
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