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Juan Daniel Santos Orozco, 21

Juan Santos Orozco, a 21-year-old Latino, was fatally shot on Tuesday, Dec. 22, in the 14600 block of Saticoy Street in Van Nuys, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. 

Los Angeles police responded to a call about 10 p.m. and found Santos Orozco lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound, according to a news release from the LAPD.

Santos Orozco was taken to Mission Hills Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 10:37 p.m, according to coroner's records.

Two suspects were seen running from the scene, the release said. Officials said the motive for the shooting is unknown. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Van Nuys Homicide Detectives Santana or Barba at (818) 374-1999. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS ([800] 222-8477).

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