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News Release

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Media Relations

Man Shot and Killed Over Loud Music

 

Los Angeles: On Tuesday, February 17, 2004, at about 4:30 a.m., Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a shooting call in 1400 block of North Gardner Street.

When the officers arrived, they found that a 29 year-old man been shot and killed. A witness directed officers to a neighboring apartment where they took a 34 year-old woman into custody without incident. The victim has been identified as Joshua Von Holder, a resident of Hollywood.

The suspect has been identified as Stephanie Falcon, also a resident of Hollywood. She was booked for 187 (A) PC, Murder, and the case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday, February 19, 2004.

The motive for the shooting appears to be a neighbor dispute over loud music.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is requested to call Hollywood Area Detectives, at 213-485-6410. 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 release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.