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News Release

Sunday, February 10, 2002

Media Relations

Shooting Incident Leaves One Dead

 

Los Angeles: On Sunday, February 10, 2002, at 12:58 a.m., Foothill Area patrol officers responded the report of a shooting in the 11600 block of Kismet Avenue. The officers were directed by witnesses to the 11500 block of Fenton Avenue where they located an additional crime scene. The officers observed that a blue BMW vehicle had run through a chain link fence on the eastside of the street. The body of a Macario Alcorn 24 year- old Black male was located next to the vehicle. Evidence at the scene indicated that he had been shot to death.

The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. The weapon and suspect(s) are not in custody.

Foothill Area Homicide Detectives are seeking assistance from the community in solving this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call 818-834-3115 or 818-834 3112 during daytime hours. During evening hours the number is 818-756-8861.

This press release was prepared by Officer Don Cox, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.