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LAPD - Topanga Area
Friday February 26th, 2010 :: 01:23 p.m. PST

Murder in Canoga Park

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Topanga Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) who murdered a man in the area of Canoga Park.

On February 25, 2010, at around 8:30 a.m., LAPD Topanga area patrol officers responded to an assault call at the 22000 block of Cantlay Street.

When the officers arrived at the scene, they saw a man lying unconscious in the driveway of a residence with numerous gunshot wounds to his body.

Los Angeles City Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced 46-year-old San Fernando Valley resident Juan Rivera dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call LAPD Topanga Homicide Detectives Brian Pogue or Nicholas Pikor at (818) 756-3363. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to (818) 756-4800 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone.

All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

LAPD - Topanga Area
21501 Schoenborn St
Los Angeles, CA 91304

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 818-756-4800

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP TOPANGA followed by your message, to 888777

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22000 Cantlay St
Los Angeles, CA 91303

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