Man shot to death at North Hills motel

Police sought the public’s help with an investigation after a man was shot to death during an argument with another man at a North Hills motel Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The shooting happened Sunday around 9:40 p.m. at the motel located in the 8400 block of Sepulveda Boulevard. According to witnesses, the suspect approached the victim in the parking lot of the motel and fired at him multiple times before fleeing on foot toward Sepulveda Blvd. 

The victim was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office as 35-year-old John Dorsey. Police he was shot in the chest and was declared dead at the scene. 

The suspect is on the run and LAPD investigators sought the public's help in finding him. He is described as a 24-year-old man last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and tan pants.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Valley Bureau Homicide Investigators at 818-374-9550.

The investigation remains ongoing.