Authorities Thursday sought public help to solve the killing of a man gunned down in a possible gang-related attack in a McDonald’s parking lot in Van Nuys.

It happened about 3 p.m. Wednesday in the 7900 block of Van Nuys Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Francisco Fuentes, 27, of North Hills died at a hospital, according to the coroner’s office and the LAPD.

“The victim was possibly riding or (standing) next to his bicycle when the shooting occurred,” a police statement said. “There were no witnesses at the time of the shooting.”

Anyone with information was urged to call Detective Steve Castro at (818) 374-1925, or (877) LAPD-247.

–City News Service

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