Man fatally wounded in North Hollywood alley identified

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Man fatally wounded in North Hollywood alley identified

by City News Service

NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Authorities Tuesday identified a man who was gunned down in an alley in North Hollywood, and continued their efforts to find the suspects who killed him.

Alcides Quiroz Portillo, 27, of North Hollywood was found lying in the alley near Burbank Boulevard and Whitsett Avenue about 7 p.m. Saturday and died at a hospital, according to the coroner’s office and the Los Angeles Police Department.

Officers were sent to the area on a report of a shooting.

“The investigation revealed that the victim was walking in the alley when he was approached by a light-colored vehicle,” an LAPD statement said. “The occupants from the vehicle and the victim had a discussion, and at that time the victim was struck by gunfire. The vehicle then drove away from the alley in an unknown direction.”

The suspects were described only as males. No arrests have been reported.

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

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