Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were called at 12:30 a.m. to the 18400 block of Dearborn Street, near the California State University Northridge campus regarding a shots fired call, said LAPD Officer Rosario Cervantes.
When officers arrived on scene, they found a 31-year-old victim lying on the floor of a bedroom suffering from gunshot wounds
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The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released; police noted he did not live at the apartment building.
An investigation revealed the victim and the suspect became involved in a confrontation in the apartment, leading the suspect to arm himself with a handgun and shoot the victim before fleeing the scene on foot, police said.
The suspect fled the area. The suspect is described only as a 26-year-old man
It is unknown if either man was a student at the university.
The investigation is ongoing.
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