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News Release

Monday, February 14, 2005

Media Relations

Broad Daylight Gang Shooting


Los Angeles: A gang drive-by shooting between cars happened in broad day light on Sunday afternoon. A man in his 20's was shot and he is not expected to survive.

On February 13, 2005, at about 2:00 p.m., Northeast Area patrol officers went to a report of a shooting in the 2300 block of San Fernando Boulevard. The officers found the victim in the passenger seat of a car, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. The driver of the car said they were shot at a short distance away and he drove away to get help.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics took the victim to a local hospital where the victim is listed in extremely critical condition. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to his family.

Please contact Northeast Homicide Detectives if you have any information that could assist in locating the suspects at 213-847-2461. On weekends and during off-hours, please call the Detective Information Desk's 24-hour toll-free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).

This news release was prepared by the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section at 213-485-3586.