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News Release

Sunday, April 11, 2004

Media Relations

Unidentified Man Is Shot And Killed While Working On A Car

"Unidentified Man Is Shot And Killed While Working On A Car"

 

Los Angeles: On Saturday, April 10, 2004, at about 2:30 p.m., a unidentified male Hispanic in his early 30’s, was working on a car in the 3000 block of West 11 Street. An armed man approached the man who was working on the car and for no apparent reason began shooting at him. The victim ran and was chased by the suspect. The wounded victim collapsed in the street. He was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

The suspect ran from the scene after the shooting and has not been arrested. He is described as male Hispanic, 5-4 to 5-7, heavy-set, thick eyebrows and was wearing dark clothing.

Wilshire Homicide Detectives are conducting the investigation. Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is urged to call 213-473-0444. On weekends or after hours call the 24-hour, toll free number at Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.