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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Media Relations

Homicide in Hollenbeck Area NR21278wc

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department's Central Bureau Homicide is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a homicide suspect.

On September 10, 2021, around 3:30 p.m., Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to a medical emergency call on a fire road within Ernest Debs Park (4235 Monterey Road). Paramedics located a victim with a gunshot wound to the back and pronounced the victim deceased at scene.

Hollenbeck Area officers responded to the homicide investigation call made by LAFD paramedics.

At this time there is no suspect description.

Central Bureau Homicide is handling this investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call Central Bureau Homicide Detective Melendez and Abundis at 213-486-8700 or via email at 39079@lapd.online. Please refer to LAPD report number 21-04-12731. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers 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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