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A 37-year-old man was killed and three other men were injured in a shooting in Panorama City Wednesday with police searching for a male suspect who was last seen driving a newer-model BMW M3.

The shooting occurred just before 2:30 p.m. in the area of Parthenia Street and Tobias Avenue, near the Sepulveda Recreation Center, Officer Tony Im of the Los Angeles Police Department told City News Service.

During the course of their investigation detectives determined three vehicles were involved in a traffic collision and while the victims were exchanging information a man walked over to the group and began shooting at them, according to LAPD.

The suspect then ran away in an unknown direction.

Jonathan Santillano of Sylmar was pronounced dead at the scene.

One man was taken to a hospital in stable condition, another was taken to a hospital in an unknown condition and one was treated for his injuries at the scene.

There was no suspect description.

Anyone with additional information about this case was asked to call Det. Steve Castro of LAPD’s Valley Bureau Homicide at 818-324-1975. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

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