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Man shot and killed outside his Van Nuys home

December 21, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
An investigation is under way into the deadly shooting of a 37-year-old man outside his Van Nuys home.LAPD investigators say it happened Sunday at about 8:15 p.m., in the 14700 block of Archwood Street.

Police say Carlos Bonilla had left his residence to go to work and was standing near the driver's side door of his vehicle, when he was confronted by an assailant. He was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The gunman was last seen driving west on Archwood Street, possibly in a vehicle described as a mid-90's Dodge Durango SUV.

Police don't know the motive for the shooting and they have no description of the suspect.

They urge anyone who has information about the shooting to contact Van Nuys homicide detectives at (818) 374-0040.