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News Release

Tuesday, January 8, 2002

Media Relations

Unidentified Female Shot on Broadway


Los Angeles: On January 7, 2002, at approximately 9:10 p.m., an unidentified female Hispanic, approximately 30 to 40 years of age, was found shot to death in the 6600 block of South Broadway. Officers responded to the scene after receiving a report of a shooting in the area. The victim failed to respond to emergency treatment by the Los Angeles Fire Department's paramedics and was pronounced dead at 9:22 p.m.

It appears the suspect who is possibly a local gang-member was looking for rival gang members when the shooting occurred. It is unclear if the victim had any gang affiliation. The suspect was described only as a male Black with dark clothing.

Anyone with information should contact Detective J. Linn or S. Sena from the Newton Homicide Unit at 323-846-6556 during business hours. 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 Press Release was prepared by Public Information Officer Guillermo Campos, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.