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Monday, April 17, 2000

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Detectives Request Assistance in Homicide Investigation

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Saturday, April 15, 2000


On Friday, April 14, 2000, at 3:06am, Devonshire Area officers responded to the 15200 block of Gresham Street to investigate the report of shots being fired. Officers and LAFD Paramedics arrived and discovered a male, who was the victim of a gunshot wound to the upper torso, lying on the southwest corner of Gresham Street and Memory Park Avenue. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. No suspects were seen or are in custody and the motive for the shooting has not been established.

Devonshire Area Homicide Detectives are conducting the investigation and are requesting assistance from the public. Anyone with information is asked to please call 818-756-8291 or during off hours 818-756-8285.



For Release 10:00 am PST
April 17, 2000