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News Release

Thursday, February 16, 2006

Media Relations

Bicyclist Shot and Killed

Los Angeles: A man riding his bicycle in the early morning hours in South Los Angeles was gunned down.

On Thursday, February 16, 2006, at about 4:45 AM, the victim, Terrell Devon Brown, 28 years old, a resident of Los Angeles, was riding his bicycle in the 1500 block of West 98th Street when unknown suspect(s) fired several shots at him. Brown received multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and collapsed to the ground. He was pronounced at the scene.

The motive for this incident is unknown.

The suspect(s) and weapons remain outstanding.

Persons with information regarding this matter may contact 77th Street Detective Division at 213-485-1383. On weekends and during off-hours, the public may also call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).