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News Release

Wednesday, February 1, 2006

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Man Shot and Killed

Los Angeles:  On Tuesday evening, a man was shot several times in the Silver Lake Area.

On January 31, 2006 at about 5:58 p.m., LAPD Officers were dispatched to an Ambulance Shooting call in the 2800 Block of West Sunset Boulevard.  Officers found the victim, a 27-year-old, male Hispanic with several gunshot wounds.

The victim died at the scene.  The victim's identity is being withheld until his family has been notified.

This is an ongoing investigation and the motive for this shooting appears to be gang related.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Ortiz or Detective Di Croce, Northeast Division at 213-847-4261.  On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at 1-877-LAWFULL (529-3855).