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Van Nuys: Carlos Bonilla, 37

December 21, 2009 |  8:49 pm

The location where Carlos Bonilla was shot. Click for the Van Nuys Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood. Carlos Bonilla, a 37-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Sunday, Dec. 20, in the 14700 block of Archwood Street in Van Nuys, authorities said.

According to a Los Angeles Police Department news release, Bonilla was standing next to his car when he was approached by someone who shot him in the head. He was shot about 8:15 p.m. as he was leaving his home on his way to work, police said.

Bonilla was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics at 8:32 p.m., according to coroner's records. Police have no physical description of the suspect, but the person drove away in a mid 1990s Dodge Durango SUV.

Anyone with information about this killing is asked to call LAPD Van Nuys detectives at 818-374-0040.

-- Anthony Pesce

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Map: The location where Carlos Bonilla was shot. Click for the Van Nuys Mapping L.A. page to learn more about the demographics of the neighborhood.

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