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Suspect in fatal Westlake shooting is identified

Los Angeles police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 21-year old man Saturday in Westlake.

The suspect, Santos Navor-Flores, allegedly fled the scene after the shooting of Manuel Campos, which occurred about 12:25 a.m. while he was standing on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of West 5th Street, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a news release.

The department also released a photo of Navor-Flores, who was described as a male Hispanic, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. HIs age was not given.

Investigators said Navor-Flores began arguing with Campos and a group of Campos’ friends after he discovered them drinking in front of his residence.

Navor-Flores allegedly fired multiple shots at Campos, one of which struck him in the head. He died at the scene soon after.

LAPD officials said the incident was a dispute only and not gang-related.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Rampart Division homicide detectives at (213) 484-3650.  

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