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Murder on North Hollywood Sidewalk, Police Have Few Clues

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Police say 46-year-old Akop Aduryan was shot and killed after a verbal dispute on a North Hollywood sidewalk last night. It happened around 11 p.m. on the 7500 block of Goodland Avenue. "An unidentified person heard arguing in a foreign language, then gunshots and called 911," says the LAPD. "Aduryan was struck in the chest and died at the scene. Investigators have few leads and there is no suspect description. The motive for the shooting has not been determined." Anyone with information regarding this murder is urged to call Detective Rich Wheeler at (818) 623-4045. During off-hours, call 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (527-3247). Callers may also text “Crimes” with a cell phone or log on to and click on web tips. When using a cell phone, all messages should begin with “LAPD.” Tipsters may remain anonymous.