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News Release

Sunday, April 24, 2005

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19 Year-Old Man Shot to Death

 

Los Angeles: On Sunday morning, 19 year-old Steven Florence was shot to death in an apartment located in the 6800 block of West Boulevard.

Investigators said that on April 24, 2005, at about 1:20 a.m., neighbors heard gun shots and called the police. The suspect and the victim were involved in an argument. The suspect pulled out a gun and shot Mr. Florence in the upper body and legs. He died at the scene.

There is no suspect description and the motive has not been determined.

Anyone with information is asked to call 77th Street Area detectives at 213-485-1385. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

*The victim's correct name is Steven Scott Florence.



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