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News Release

Wednesday, August 6, 2003

Media Relations

Shooting Claims 42 Year-Old Man's Life


Los Angeles: On Tuesday morning, August 5, 2003, at about 11:15 a.m., 42 year-old Fabain Albert Alexandria was at the drive up window of a Kentucky Fried Chicken located at 1031 East Manchester Avenue. Alexandria was accompanied by a 32 year-old female and a 15 year-old male. Two male Black gunmen approached on foot and fired several bullets into the victims’ car. The gunmen then fled the location on foot.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and transported Alexandria and the female victim to a local hospital. Alexandria died from his injuries and the female victim is currently listed in critical condition. The third victim was not injured.

The motive is unknown and the suspects and their weapons remain outstanding.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the 77th Area Homicide Detectives at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, call the24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.