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North Hills: Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department's Valley Bureau Homicide are asking for the public's help in providing information that will lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for the murder of 29-year-old Alfredo Linares, a resident of North Hills.

On December 6, 2017, around 8:55 p.m., Mission Area uniformed patrol officers responded to a radio call of an "Ambulance Shots Fired," in the 8700 block of Langdon Avenue in North Hills. Upon arrival, officers observed Linares laying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was unconscious and unresponsive.


Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics arrived and transported Linares to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Preliminary investigation revealed Linares was standing in front of an apartment complex when a dark vehicle stopped. A suspect exited the vehicle and exchanged words with Linares. The suspect shot Linares multiple times, re-entered the vehicle, then fled south on Langdon Avenue. The suspect is described as a male Hispanic. There are no further details at this time.

Anyone with additional information is urged to call Detective Steve Castro, Valley Bureau Homicide, at (818) 374-1925. 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 www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters can also visit www.lapdonline.org, 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.

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