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Hermosa Beach Police Department


December 31, 2011 


On December 31, 2011 at approximately 5:00a.m., Officers from HBPD responded to a report of an argument followed by the sound of a gun shot in the 700 blk of Manhattan Ave. 


Officers arrived on scene and contacted a male in front of the location who was subsequently detained.  Officers conducted a welfare check inside the apartment where the incident occurred and found a female victim deceased.  The area was secured and Detectives notified.


Detectives from HBPD and LASD are investigating.  No further details are available at this time.  The identification of the deceased and the subject detained are being withheld due to the ongoing investigation and pending notification of next of kin.


Anyone with information regarding this case may contact either HBPD Detectives at 310-318-0351 or LASD Detectives at 323-526-5541.


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