Chicago man killed in North Hollywood drive-by shooting

Police don't have a motive for the shooting but said it doesn't appear to be gang-related.

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Sunday, December 18, 2022
Chicago man killed in North Hollywood drive-by shooting
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A 30-year-old Chicago man was killed in a drive-by shooting in North Hollywood late Friday night, police say.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A Chicago man was killed in a drive-by shooting in North Hollywood late Friday night, police say.

It happened just before midnight in the 6800 block of Simpson Avenue.

Investigators said someone fired shots at a pedestrian on the sidewalk. Officers found the man down on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds and paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.

On Saturday, police identified the deceased victim as Julian Bynum, 30, of Chicago.

The shooter took off in what police believe is a white SUV. A detailed description of the suspect wasn't immediately available.

Police don't have a motive for the shooting but said it doesn't appear to be gang-related.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.