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Monday, April 24, 2000

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Suspects Sought in Senseless Murder

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Monday, April 24, 2000



"Suspects Sought in Senseless Murder"

Los Angeles - On Saturday, April 22, 2000, at 6:10 p.m., Wilshire Homicide Detectives conducted an investigation into the murder of Theodore Brothers, male Black, 24-years of age. The incident occurred in front of 2122 Cambridge Street, when two armed suspects approached the victim on foot, and shot him several times with an unknown type handgun. Brothers was shot to death in the presence of a family member, and was transported to a local hospital where he expired.

Both suspects fled the location in a Burgundy, late model vehicle. Suspect #1, male Hispanic, 22 years of age, 5'11" tall, and 250 pounds. Suspect #2, male Hispanic, 16 to 18 years of age, 5'6" to 5'8" tall, and 130 pounds.

The motive for the shooting is undetermined.

Please direct all inquiries to Wilshire Homicide Detectives Frank Bolan or Rick Ortiz, at 213-485-0444.




For Release 3:00 pm PDT
April 24, 2000