19-year-old man shot to death in Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help to track down whoever shot and killed a 19-year-old in Highland Park.

Patrol officers from LAPD's Northeast Division responded to a call about a suspicious death in the 4700 block of North Figueroa Street shortly after noon on Sunday.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man inside a tent suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators later identified the man as Michael Tarin.

Tarin was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motive behind the killing was not known.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact police by calling (877) LAPD-24-7. You can also provide anonymous tips by contacting Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
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