Gang-related shooting leaves one dead in Monterey Hills area

MONTEREY HILLS —  Police are asking for the public’s  help to find the suspect who fatally shot a man Thursday night in the 5300 block of Monterey Road. The shooting is gang related, according to LAPD detectives.

The victim was standing in the street when an unidentified suspect opened fire at about 8:45 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. The victim, identified as 45-year-old Damien Blakely, died at the scene.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to called homicide detectives at the LAPD Hollenbeck Division at (323) 342 8964.

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