Police were searching Tuesday for a suspect who shot and killed a 43-year-old man following a dispute in Canoga Park.
The shooting was reported just before 2:20 p.m. Monday near the 21300 block of Victory Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Arriving officers found Mkher Alaverdian of Glendale in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital by paramedics, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses at the scene told officers that the shooting stemmed from a dispute that occurred minutes earlier near the 6400 block of DeSoto Avenue, police said. The suspect, riding a bicycle, fired into Alaverdian’s car following the dispute and fled the scene.
No suspect description was available.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to contact the LAPD Valley Bureau Homicide at 818-374-9550. Calls made during non-business hours or on weekends can be directed to 877-527-3247.
Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.