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News Release

Monday, December 30, 2002

Media Relations

Man Found Dead with Gunshot Wounds

 

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department, Wilshire Area Homicide Detectives, are investigating the murder of a male Black, name withheld pending notification of the next of kin, approximately 20 years of age, that occurred on December 30, 2002, at approximately 1:35 a.m.

The Los Angeles Police Department, Wilshire Area Homicide Detectives, are investigating the murder of a male Black, name withheld pending notification of the next of kin, approximately 20 years of age, that occurred on December 30, 2002, at approximately 1:35 a.m.

Wilshire Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call at 3950 Wilshire Boulevard.

Upon their arrival, the officers were directed to the rear of the location where they found the victim, deceased, due to gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics.

The motive of the crime is unknown at this time.

The suspect was only described as a male.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the Wilshire Area Homicide Unit at 213-473-0444. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-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.