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News Release

Tuesday, January 7, 2003

Media Relations

Fatal Shooting Takes Another Life - UPDATE

"Fatal Shooting Takes Another Life - UPDATE"

 

Los Angeles: Harbor Area Homicide detectives are investigating a shooting incident, which led to the death of a male Hispanic, 20-25 years of age.

The incident occurred on January 6, 2003, at approximately 10:25 p.m., at the northeast corner of Pacific Coast Highway and President Avenue in Harbor City, Los Angeles.

The victim was standing near a bus bench when the unknown suspect, a male Hispanic, walked up to the victim and fired several rounds.

Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the victim dead at scene. The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

The motive is unknown at this time and there is no further information on the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Harbor Area Homicide Detectives at 310-548-2835. On weekends and during off-hours, call 310-548-7603.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Adriana N. Sanchez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.

UPDATE:

The victim has been identified as Jose Santiago, a male Hispanic, 22 years of age.