Murder Was the Case: L.A. Homicide No. 205, Victim Identified in Sunland Attack

A man who was killed August 18 at his Sunland home has been identified as 32-year-old Christobal Lira.

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According to police reports, Lira was attacked at his home around 10 pm in the 9700 block of Sunland Boulevard, near Wheatland Avenue. Police believe Lira may have interrupted a burglary when he was fatally assaulted. Another victim was pistol-whipped and taken to a hospital by paramedics. Police are now searching for 10 to 15 people in connection with the crime. Anyone with information should call Foothill Division detectives at (818) 834-3110.


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