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News Release

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Media Relations

Man Shot on the Balcony of his Home

Los Angeles:  Foothill detectives are investigating the death of a man who was shot while standing on the balcony of his home at 10200 block of Pinewood Avenue in Tujunga.

On Thursday, December 1, 2005, at about 12:50 a.m., a man knocked at the front door of the victim's home.  The victim a male, Filipino in his 30's talked to the man from the balcony of his condominium and was shot for an unknown reason.  The suspect was seen running from the location wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, shorts and white tennis shoes.  

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The name is being withheld pending notification of his family. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Foothill Detectives, at 818-834-3115.  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).