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.