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Police Searching For Man Wanted For Month-Long Crime Spree
The LAPD is searching for a man they believe has been responsible for a series of violent crimes that have swept L.A. county in the last month. 32-year-old Artyom Gasparyan is wanted by multiple law enforcement agencies on charges including murder, attempted murder, carjacking and robbery.A statement from police said the crimes have been committed in northeast Los Angeles, Burbank, West Hollywood and Carson. Gasparyan has also been identified as committing several of these crimes with Daniel Ramirez, who was arrested in Long Beach after the New Year's Day carjacking-turned-hostage situation, in which Gasparyan was involved.
ABC-7 reports the series of crimes began on December 6, with the double shooting of a homeowner and gardener on a quiet residential block in Burbank.
And according to the L.A. Times, Gasparyan is also suspected of fatally shooting a man in Panorama City last week, that police say might have been due to road rage.
Police said that Garsparyan should be considered armed and dangerous. He's been described as a 32 year old, Armenian male with black hair, brown eyes and is 5 feet 7 inches tall, and weights about 170 pounds. Anyone with information is urged to call the LAPD's Robbery Homicide Division at (213) 486-6890
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