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News Release

Thursday, January 8, 2004

Media Relations

Man Dies of Gunshot Wounds

"Man Dies of Gunshot Wounds"

 

Los Angeles: West Los Angeles area Homicide Detectives are investing the murder of 25 year-old Edgar Romeo.

On January 7, 2004, at about 9:00 p.m., West Los Angeles Homicide Detectives responded to the 2600 block of Corning Avenue to investigate a shooting call. Upon arrival, the Detectives were informed by officers that a male Hispanic had been shot several times and was lying on the sidewalk.

The man was observed to have several injuries and the preliminary investigation revealed that he died of multiple gunshot wounds.

There is no suspect(s) description at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this murder is asked to contact West Los Angeles Homicide Detectives, at 310-575-8917. 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 news advisory was prepared by Public Information Officer April Harding, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.