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News Release

Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Media Relations

Young Woman Shot and Killed While Riding in a Vehicle

Los Angeles: On Tuesday, August 19, 2003, at 9:40 p.m., 20 year-old Tanisha Brown was shot while seated in the backseat of a vehicle that was stopped at the intersection of 58th Street and Vermont Avenue.

Los Angeles City Fire Department responded and pronounced Brown dead at the scene.

The motive is unknown and the suspect(s) and weapon remain outstanding.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact the 77th Area Detectives at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, contact 24-hour toll free number at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Detective Information Desk 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Renee’ Montoya, Media Relations Section, 213485-3586.