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Car-to-car fatal shooting: suspect sketch released
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Police released sketches of a man suspected of fatally shooting another driver in Arleta traffic on Saturday.
Two cars were traveling under the 5 Freeway on Branford Avenue at about 3 p.m. Saturday when a single shot was fired from a gray Dodge Challenger into a red Kia, according to witnesses.
North Hollywood resident Richard Eduardo Ruiz, 22, was struck. He later died at a hospital. Two companions in his car were not injured.
The suspect was described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s with green eyes.
The suspect vehicle was described as a gray Dodge Challenger RT model with custom rims.
Anyone with information is urged to call Detective Ryan Verna, Mission Homicide Unit, at (818) 838-9976. Anonymous tips can be called into CrimeStoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or by texting 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cellphone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Online tips may be placed at LAPDOnline.org, click on "Webtips" and follow the prompts.
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