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News Release

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Media Relations

Man Shot to Death, Detectives Investigate

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding any witnesses who may have seen the shooting of a Los Angeles man on Tuesday.

On April 4, 2006 at about 10:35 p.m., the victim, a Black man about 30-years-old, was seated in his car in the 4900 block of West Adams Boulevard. A gunman approached him and fired several shots, hitting the victim in the chest.

The victim was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The victim’s identity was withheld, pending notification to his family.

The suspect is described as a Black man in his 20’s, about 5’7” and weighing 150 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southwest Detectives at 213-485-2417. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).

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