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News Release

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Media Relations

Officers Save Choking Infant

"Officers Save Choking Infant"

 

What:
News Conference to Reunite Child with Officers Who Save Child from Choking

Who:
Officers Leonard Avila and Robin Gonzalez, Mr. Gun-Guk Jeon (father) and Enoch Jeon (child), Captain Blake Chow

Where:
Central Police Station (front entrance), 251 E. Sixth Street, Los Angeles

When:
March 2, 2005, 10 AM

Why:
On the evening of February 22, 2005, Officers Avila and Gonzalez revived 21-month-old Enoch Jeon after he lost consciousness and his father was unable to revive the child. Bystanders alerted the officers to the distressed father and son near Olympic Boulevard and Broadway.

Questions regarding this news advisory should be referred to LAPD's Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.