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News Release

Friday, January 16, 2004

Media Relations

30 Year-Old Man Shot To Death

 

Los Angeles: Pacific Area Homicide Detectives are investigating the murder of 30 year-old Michael Marks.

On January 15, 2004 at about 11:50 a.m., Michael Marks was standing in front of 622 Brooks Avenue. He was approached by a white SUV with three male Hispanic occupants. One of the occupants fired at Marks striking him once. Marks was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

A short time later patrol officers observed the vehicle and a short pursuit ensued. The suspects were taken into custody without incident.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Pacific Area Homicide Detectives, at 310-840-2159. 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 Sandra Escalante, Media Relations Section, at 213-485-3586.