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LAPD seeks information in slaying of Sun Valley man

Homicides reported near Sun Valley since January 2007
Los Angeles police on Monday were looking for leads in the killing of a man who was shot after an argument in Sun Valley.

Travis Solorio, 26, who lived in Sun Valley, got into a dispute with a neighbor Sunday night in the 9300 block of Tamarack Avenue, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

Other people showed up during the dispute, police said, and of of them drew a gun and shot Solorio. He was pronounced dead a short while later at a local hospital.

Detectives had not established a motive for the killing, the LAPD said.

At least 21 homicides have been reported within two miles of Sun Valley since January 2007, according to a Times Homicide Report database.

Anyone with information in Solorio's slaying is asked to call Det. J. Martinez or Det. H. Gahry at (818) 834-3115. Anonymous tips can be left at (800) 222-8477.


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Map shows homicides reported within 2 miles of Sun Valley since 2007. Credit: Times Homicide Report

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