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News Release

Sunday, December 19, 2004

Media Relations

Detectives Seek The Public's Help

"Detectives Seek The Public's Help"

 

Who:
Wilshire Homicide Detectives

What:
News Conference

When:
Monday, December 20, 2004, at 12:00 p.m.

Where:
8401 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department, Wilshire Homicide Unit, is investigating the murder of a male Korean identified as Jae Yang, a 59-year old resident of Oxnard.

On Saturday, December 18, 2004, at approximately 8:45 a.m., Mr. Yang owner and operator of JR Liquor Store, located in the 8400 block of West 3rd Street was inside the liquor store when two masked individuals entered the store, approached and shot Mr. Yang. The Suspects them removed property from the location and fled in a 2001-2002 Chevy, Malibu with 4-doors, white in color, and tinted rear windows.

The suspects have been described as two male, Blacks.

Video surveillance can be made available from Media Relations Section.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Wilshire Homicide Detectives, at 213-473-0551. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This news advisory was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relation Section at 213-485-3586.



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