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Michael Paul Mendibles, 41

Michael Paul Mendibles, a 41-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, March 3, in the 13000 block of Vaughn Street in Pacoima, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly after 10 p.m., Foothill officers responded to a call of shots fired and found Mendibles on the ground with gunshot wounds, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

Mendibles was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:20 p.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.

Winter said that Mendibles was riding his bicycle when he was shot.

LAPD Det. Dave Peteque declined to release a suspect description.

“We are actively working on the case,” he said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Peteque at (818) 374-1934. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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