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Tuesday, December 5, 2006

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Victim Dies in Gang Shooting

Los Angeles. A 21-year-old Los Angeles man died Monday afternoon after being shot by a rival gang member.

On December 4, 2006, at 12:30 P.M., Billy Grant was standing in the 2600 block of South Orange Drive. A rival Black gang member fired several rounds from a handgun striking Grant in the chest, killing him.

The suspect is described only as a Black male who drove away in a white car.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to call Southwest Homicide Detectives Robert Lait or Stacey Szymkowiak at 213-485-2418. On weekends and after hours call the toll-free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).