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News Release

Sunday, August 27, 2006

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17 Year Old Pacoima Resident Shot to Death

Los Angeles: Los Angeles police detectives are asking for the public's help in locating the suspects responsible for the death of a 17-year-old Pacoima resident.

On August 27, 2006, at about 11:00 a.m., Foothill Area Patrol Officers responded to a radio call of a shooting in the 12600 block of Pierce Street, in Pacoima. Upon arrival, the officers found 17 year-old male, De Angelo Bolla, with numerous guns shot wounds.

The shooting occurred in a crowded apartment complex courtyard in the presence of numerous residents. According to witnesses, an unknown number of male Hispanics walked up to the victim and shot him.

The suspects and murder weapons are still outstanding. The motive is gang related.

Anyone with information is asked to call Foothill Homicide Detectives at 818-834-3115. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

The identities of callers wishing to remain anonymous shall be protected.