MISSION HILLS, CA – Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Valley Bureau Homicide unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects responsible for the shooting death of a man.
On January 17, 2021, at 2:24 a.m., Mission Area Patrol Officers were at Mission Community Hospital located at 14850 Roscoe Boulevard when they were flagged down by the Security Guard regarding a traffic collision that occurred in front of the hospital.
Officers responded and observed the victim’s vehicle had missed the entrance of the hospital and collided with bushes almost striking a water hydrant. The side windows were shattered consistent with being shot at.
Victim-1, passenger had been shot in the chest and Victim-2, driver had been shot on the upper torso. Victim -1 was transported to another local hospital by the Los Angeles Fire Department where he was pronounced dead. Victim-2 was admitted to Mission Community Hospital where he was treated for his injury.
Detectives discovered the actual shooting took place at 9200 block of Sepulveda Boulevard. Detectives responded to that location and discovered evidence of a shooting.
Victim-1, is a male, Hispanic, approximately 20-years-old. Victim-2 information is not being released at this time.
There was no suspect(s) description at the time.
Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Bureau Homicide, at 818-374-9550. Anonymous tips can be called into Crimestoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477), or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Online tips may be placed at www.LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.