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Police seek clues in fatal Van Nuys shooting

Police seek clues in fatal Van Nuys shooting
The map shows homicides within a mile radius of 13640 Burbank Boulevard, where a man was fatally shot Monday. (Los Angeles Times)
Detectives are looking for witnesses in a fatal parking lot shooting of a 28-year-old man in Van Nuys, authorities said Wednesday.
A small group of people were inside a restaurant in the 13640 block of Burbank Boulevard about 6:10 p.m. Monday when a dispute arose, said Los Angeles police Lt. Steve Harer.

The group then walked into the parking lot and the man pulled out a gun and shot Sevada Aghazarian several times, Harer said.

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Aghazarian was taken to a hospital, where he died.
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There is no indication that the shooting was gang related, Harer said.
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The suspect is described as a heavy-set male Armenian who is around 35 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Van Nuys homicide detectives at (818) 374-0040. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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