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News Release

Saturday, April 10, 2004

Media Relations

Drive-By Claims Life of 26 Year-Old


Los Angeles: On Friday, April 9, 2004, at about 11:30 p.m., patrol officers from 77th Street Division responded to a radio call of shots fired in the 1500 block of West 46th Street in Los Angeles.

When the officers arrived, they found 26 year-old, Christopher Linberger Williams, Jr., a male Black and a resident of Los Angeles shot to death.

It appears that Williams, Jr. was standing out front of this location when an unknown type vehicle drove by and an unknown suspect(s) shot at Williams multiple times.

The suspect(s) have not been identified and are still at large. The motive for this crime is still unknown.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact 77th Street Homicide Detectives, at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, contact the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.