El Sereno — LAPD detectives are investigating the shooting death of a man near a homeless encampment Sunday afternoon.
Officers responded to the 5300 block E. Huntington Drive at about 5:20 p.m. after receiving calls of a shooting, said Sgt. Eddy Arangure with LAPD’s Hollenbeck Division.
But it remains unclear whether the shooting was connected to the encampment, Arangure said.
No further details on the victim or the suspect or suspects were available at this time.
Update on Tuesday, May 15: Homicide detectives with the LAPD Hollenbeck Division are asking the public to help identify the murder suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is urged to contact Hollenbeck Homicide Detectives Yoshida and Alvarez at (323) 342-8964. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-TIPS (800-222- 8477).
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