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Police asked for the public’s help Tuesday to identify two suspects involved in the shooting death of a man in Van Nuys, authorities said.

The victim was Carlos Rios Peralta, 21, of Panorama City, according to coroner’s Investigator Kristy McCracken.

The shooting was reported at about 1 a.m. Saturday in the 15400 block of Valerio Street, Los Angeles police said.

Investigators have learned the man now identified as Rios Peralta was speaking with two suspects when one produced a handgun, shot the victim and both suspects fled on foot, police said.

Peralta was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Anyone with information on the homicide was urged to call Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives at (818) 374-1934. Tipsters can also call (877) LAPD-24-7 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS. All tips can be submitted anonymously.

—City News Service

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