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News Release

Thursday, August 16, 2001

Media Relations

Shooting Results in One Dead, One Wounded

"Shooting Results in One Dead, One Wounded"


San Pedro: On Wednesday, August 15, 2001, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Darnell Williams. 27 years of age and Jeremy Stringfield, 29 years of age were standing in the parking lot adjacent to 313 West 1st Street in San Pedro with a third unknown person. Unknown suspect(s) approached the parking lot and began shooting at the victims. Both victims fled eastbound on the sidewalk and were struck by the gunfire. Both victims collapsed in front of 313 West 1st Street.

Victim Williams was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

Victim Stringfield was transported to San Pedro Peninsula Hospital where he was treated and released for a single gunshot wound.

The motive is unknown.

Anyone with information should contact Harbor Area homicide Detectives at 310-548-7621, or Detective Headquarters Division at 213-485-2505 during off-hours.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section 213-485-3586.