Hollywood: Los Angeles Police Department West Bureau Homicide Detectives are asking for the public’s help in providing any information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for the killing of a young man.
On May 30, 2014, at 2:01 A.M., Los Angeles Police Officers, assigned to Hollywood Division, were walking a foot beat near Hollywood Boulevard and Las Palmas when they heard what sounded like gunshots. The officers checked the area and found a man, down and unconscious. The officers requested an ambulance, and paramedics found a single gun-shot wound to his chest. Los Angeles City Fire Department transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The victim was described as a male Black, approximately 28 years of age. The victim has not been identified pending notification to next of kin. The circumstances and motive for this homicide are unknown. The investigation is on-going.
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.