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Thursday September 29th, 2022 :: 11:37 a.m. PDT

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*2nd UPD*#LASD Homicide Bureau Arrested Shooting Suspect #LosAngeles

On Friday, August 12, 2022, Azuma Bennett was murdered in the city of Windsor Hills.
 
Homicide Investigators worked diligently to identify and apprehend Azuma Bennett’s killer.
 
On September 22, 2022 investigators arrested Gabriel Alvarado, a Hispanic male from the Los Angeles area, for the murder of Azuma Bennett.
 
Gabriel Alvarado was booked in the Los Angeles County Jail under booking #6469079.
 
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed Case #SA107248 against Gabriel Alvarado.  A court date is set for November 21, 2022, at the Airport Courthouse in Department 31.

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Los Angeles California 90012  
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FIRST UPDATE PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWS                             

Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a male adult. 

Marina Del Rey Sheriff’s deputies responded to a marijuana dispensary located at the 3800 block of Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles regarding a shots fired call at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, August 12th, 2022. Upon arrival, they located a male adult, in the doorway, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 

Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to the location and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. 
 
There is no additional information being released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
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Deputy Brenda Serna
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    
213-229-1700  
 
ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE FOLLOWS                             
 
 
DATE:   Friday, August 12, 2022      
 
REPORTED AT:  Approximately 9:45 a.m. 
 
LOCATION:  3800 West Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles
 
VICTIM(S): Male Adult
 
SUSPECT(S):  Unknown   
 
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Vizcarra
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators responded to a shooting death investigation. The incident was reported Friday, August 12, 2022, at approximately 9:45 a.m., 3800 West Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died. 
 
There is no additional information available. 
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
 
If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org
 
 
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Deputy Grace Medrano 
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Los Angeles California 90012  
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213-229-1700  
 
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 

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