BOYLE HEIGHTS — Police are asking the public for help to find the suspect who fatally shot a man as he walked down an alley on Tuesday afternoon. Police said the killing appears to be gang-related.
The victim, Javier Muñoz, was shot multiple times on Dec. 5 at about 12:50 p.m. in an alley in the 3500 block of E. 6th St. Muñoz was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.
Police had no description of the suspect but the motive for the shooting appears to be gang-related.
Anyone having information about this shooting is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide detectives at (323) 342-8964 or 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)
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