Editor’s note: This story was updated to correct the spelling of the victim’s name.
A shooting in the Valley Glen neighborhood left one person dead and two others hospitalized on Wednesday night.
Los Angeles Police responded to reports of a shooting in the 6900 block of Fulton Avenue around 8:13 p.m. just a few streets north of Los Angeles Valley College.
According to witnesses, the shooter approached the group on foot and opened fire with a handgun “for unknown reasons” before fleeing the scene. No suspect information is available.
When officers arrived, they found three victims with gunshot wounds in an alleyway.
One person, a 39-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was later identified by police as Jose Felix Cruz Menjivar, a North Hollywood resident.
Two other victims, 30-year-old man and a 25-year-old man, were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
The older victim was in critical condition while the younger man was treated and released, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Steve Castro at 818-374-1925.
To submit information anonymously, call 800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit lacrimestoppers.org.